As a project administrator you can use these sample timelines to set up your Mentorship program.
Mentees and mentors can use these phases and timelines to gain an understanding of the work and effort that may be required to participate in a Mentorship program.
Note: Phases may overlap.
Participating open-source project communities submit project proposals:
Call for proposals to participating project communities - 2-3 weeks
Selected project enrollment on CommunityBridge - 1 week
Mentors invitations/sign-up - 2 weeks
Mentee Application Acceptance and Review:
Mentee application acceptance phase - 2-6 weeks
Mentee application review and selection process - 2-4 weeks
Mentee acceptance paperwork phase - 2 weeks
Mentorship project duration - 12 weeks
This sample timeline presents mentorship program milestones, including stipend payments.
Week 1: Mentorship project begins with the initial work assignments
End of Week 3: First mentee evaluations due and first stipend payment approvals
End of Week 6: Midterm mentee evaluations due and second stipend payment approvals
End of Week 9: Third mentee evaluations due and third stipend payment approvals
End of Week 12: Final mentee evaluations and mentee blog submission due, fourth stipend payment approvals