Mentorship

Mentorship


Based in the UVic Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, HighTechU is an innovative learning community for high-school-aged youth in British Columbia to make connections, build professional skills, and explore diverse education and career pathways related to technology.
Learn more about finding or becoming a Mentor with HighTechU at the links below
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"A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.”


Become a Mentor

Inspire Future Innovators


SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE

And empower the next generation of technology leader


Become the mentor that you wish you had and help guide students on their technology education and career journey


What is a Mentor?


The term Mentor means something different for everyone, but at HighTechU our mentors are experienced volunteers from the Canadian technology industry who support our program participants and staff through advice, feedback and guidance in our various programs and initiatives, including:

  • Becoming a Q&A Corner Interviewee
  • Sitting on our Advisory Group
  • Review Academy Project Code
  • Attending Events and Advocating

How does it work?


Supported by our team of experienced educators, we offer Mentors the chance to share their knowledge and expertise with BC Youth, inspiring the next generation of innovator to pursue a career in tech.


Who can be a Mentor?


Our Mentors come from across the technology industry, in both technical and non-technical roles.

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Current and past mentors include:
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Development Managers
  • Data Engineers
  • Information Technology Analysts
  • Graphic Designers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • System Design Engineers

What do I need to do next?


Eligible Mentors for HighTechU you will need to:

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Have at least a year of work experience in the tech industry

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Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

If you meet these requirements, you also need to agree to:

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Provide two professional and/or personal references 

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Complete a Criminal Record Check

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Attend an Introductory meeting with HighTechU Staff

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