WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT

2019 applications are closed

The application period is closed for the March-September 2019 cohort. Please sign up for the newsletter to receive updates about the next cohort starting in March 2020.

Have a question? Please email mentorship@upadc.org

Be a mentor!

Remember the person who inspired you to make a project better or gave you guidance on how to navigate through a difficult work situation? Now you can be a mentor and help someone, too!

Requirements:

  • Are you currently working in a UX-related job?
  • Do you enjoy the rewarding feeling of helping others?
  • Can you spare at least 1 hour a month to help?
  • Are you able to dedicate 6 months working one-on-one with a mentee?
  • Will you be able to attend orientation and closing?

Provide feedback and shape the mentorship program!

We welcome all levels of UX practitioners to participate as mentors. Your experience counts!

Be a mentee!

There is so much information about UX that you might not learn from classes or in your current job. Whether you want to research, present your work, make a career change or just brainstorm, a mentor can make a big difference.

Requirements:

  • You have specific goals to establish or further a career in UX.
  • You are willing to establish and maintain a mentor/mentee relationship.
  • You have the passion, focus, and curiosity to dedicate 6 months to working one-on-one with a mentor to achieve your goals.
  • You have the passion, focus, and curiosity to dedicate 6 months to working one-on-one with a mentor to achieve your goals.
  • Will you be able to attend orientation and closing?
  • Provide feedback and shape the mentorship program!

SPRING 2019 PROGRAM TIMELINE

  • February 5 – February 22, 2019
    Accepting Mentee and Mentor Applications
  • February 5 – March 11, 2019
    Mentee-to-Mentor matching process
  • March 19 or 21, 2019
    Program Orientation (attend one night only)
  • September 2019 (two nights offered)
    Program Closing (attend one night only)