UX Academy Mentor

For those interested in becoming a UX Academy Mentor.
 
UX Academy consists of 3 phases:
  1. Phase 1: Practicum: the most theory-heavy part, taking them through the whole UX process and exposing students to techniques.
  2. Phase 2: Capstones and Portfolio: students prepare the V1 of their portfolio, and practice their learnings while building 3 capstone projects.
  3. Career Services: students polish their portfolio and practice for interviews while job hunting with the help of their career coaches.
Students will choose one of two tracks:
 
Part-Time Track
  • Program duration: 26 weeks, which is about 6 months
  • Student time commitment: at least 20/hrs per week
  • Mentor sessions per week: 1
  • Mentor Sessions in Phase 1:  12
  • Mentor Sessions in Phase 2:  14
  • Group Crit sessions per week:  1
  • Total Group Crit sessions: 22
  • Pauses: 2
  • Career Coach sessions in Career Services: 24
Full-Time Track
  • Program duration: 13 weeks, which is about 3 months
  • Student time commitment: at least 40/hrs per week
  • Mentor sessions per week: 2
  • Mentor Sessions in Phase 1:  12
  • Mentor Sessions in Phase 2:  14
  • Group Crit sessions per week:  1
  • Total Group Crit sessions: 12
  • Pauses: 2
  • Career Coach sessions in Career Services: 24
NOTE
  • Mentor sessions are 60 minutes.
  • UX Academy mentor payout is $60 per session.
  • Students will have the same mentor in Phase 1 and 2.
  • Students are paired with a Career Coach in Career Services (Phase 3).