Create a Mentor Profile

You can create a mentor profile and apply for the project/projects that you are interested in. After you submit an application, the respective project administrator reviews your profile and if your skills match the project requirement, the project administrator sends you an email inviting you to become a mentor for the particular project.

Keep these items ready before you begin:

  • Your LinkedIn profile web address

  • Your GitHub profile web address

  • Your resume in a PDF, DOC, or DOCX format

  • An image file for your avatar in JPG, PNG, SVG format with a maximum size of 2 MB

  • (Required) Information about that project for which you like to mentor individuals: project name, project repository URL, and project administrator name and email

Follow these steps:

1. Sign in to CommunityBridge Mentorship website.

2. Click Become a Mentor on the top menu. A Mentor Application appears.

3. Complete the form fields. Note: Red asterisks indicate required fields. A bar at the top of the page shows your progress as you click Next through the form. Click any of the following links for information about fields.

4. Select the check box and click Submit. Profile Created page appears. You can click My Profile to see your profile status on your account page. 5. Look for a CommunityBridge Team: Your CommunityBridge mentor profile was successfully created email in your Inbox. The email includes View Profile option. Note: The Project Administrator of the project for which you applied to be a mentor, reviews your profile and sends you an invitation if your skills match the project requirement.

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Manage Your Mentorship Account

User Information

Provide your first name, last name, email address, phone details, and upload your image in the respective fields. The Linux Foundation uses your contact information for corresponding with you.

Some fields are pre-filled with your Linux Foundation account values. Use an avatar (image) to represents yourself. Your avatar appears on your mentor's card under Mentees. Click Browse to upload a JPG, PNG, or SVG file. Preview shows the image that you uploaded.

Introduction

Introduce yourself to project administrators and inform them why you would excel as a mentor for a project.

Skills

Click in the Skill Name filed, select a skill, and click +Add skill to add your current skills.

Mentor Skills

Showcase your experience by providing links to your external profiles pages, and upload your resume file. Your external profile links will appear on your mentor card in Mentorship.

External Profile Links

Mentorship Project Details

This is not a mandatory field while creating a mentor profile.

Click in the field, type a project name or select from the drop-down list, and click +Add Project. Your request is added with status Requested.

Withdraw Request lets you withdraw your application.

After the project maintainer adds you to the project, you will get an email notification informing that you are added to the project, and the status changes to Added.

Mentorship Project Details

Terms and Conditions

Read the Terms and Conditions, and select the checkbox.

Terms and Conditions