overview

Husky Tech’s mission is to accelerate students’ tech careers. Our Mentorship Program will connect students with industry leaders and help them make the transition from University to Industry life. Mentors are immensely important to guide students especially at a time when students begin their professional careers. We provide an unique platform for industry professionals to contribute in accelerating students’ careers in tech. Industry professionals would be software engineers, product managers, product designers and entrepreneurs from top companies.

mentors

Mentors will have the opportunity to make a large impact on a student’s life. Mentors will experience a change in our students throughout the length of the program.
Mentors are expected to attend all 3 Mentorship Sessions at the University of Washington and to have bi-Monthly communication with group over email, phone, Skype, or in person

mentees

Ambitious and passionate students at the University of Washington will strongly benefit from industry professional’s invaluable experience. Students will be able to use the various resources available at the University to immediately put their mentors’ advice immediately into action.Mentees will have the opportunity to learn from industry professional’s invaluable experiences. Students will be able to learn about various resources available at the University and utilize mentors’ advice for their professional development. Mentees will also have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with their mentors and ask any personal questions that they have regarding careers in tech.

key dates

The mentorship program is schedule to meet once every three weeks at the University of Washington. Each mentorship session will last for 2 hours from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Monday, April 9

Mentor & Mentee Mingle

Monday, April 30

Industry Pass

Monday, May 21

Accelerate Your Tech Career


Mentee applications are now closed

Mentor applications are now closed

stories

Steve Jobs served as a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of Facebook and often met to discuss the best business and management practices for the company. In his testimonial, Zuckerberg wrote, “Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you.”

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi credits the mentoring she received from people around her for helping her break glass ceilings in business. She says that she wouldn’t be here in the industry if wouldn’t have been for them.

Warren Buffet mentored Bill Gates about business, strategy, ethics and philanthropy. Gates admits that over the years he has turned to Buffett for advice on various subjects, and has often referred to Buffett as “one of a kind.”