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Platform Overview

The Mentorship Platform facilitates a structured remote learning environment for new open-source developers. It is a valuable tool for individuals who want to grow and develop in their personal and professional lives because it gives them access to the knowledge, skills, and experience of someone more experienced.
Experienced project maintainers and contributors use the platform to mentor aspiring individuals and help them become contributors to the open-source community.
To Get started:
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the Mentorship platform dashboard:
    • The Mentorships tab includes the mentorships programs enrolled on the platform, categorized by programs accepting mentee applications, in progress, and completed.
    • The Mentors tab includes profiles all the participating mentors.
    • The Mentees tab includes profiles of currently participating and graduated mentees.
  2. 2.
    To view more information about the program click on the program name:
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To participate:

Mentorships Tab

Each Mentorship Program card contains the following information:
  • Project name and logo - click on the project title/logo to navigate to the project details page.
  • Terms - current, future, or past mentorship project terms.
  • Required Skills - technologies needed for mentees to have to apply to the project.
  • Apply - click on the CTA to apply to the project.
  • Applications Closed: the status is shown when the project no longer accepts mentee applications.
  • View Projects Statistics - click to donate to a project and view the following additional project details:
    • Mentors - current project mentors
    • Current Mentees - mentees currently participating in the project
    • Graduated Mentees - mentees who successfully completed the mentorship program
    • Funding To Date - total project funding received for mentee stipends.

Mentees Tab

The Mentees tab shows mentee profile cards with the following information:
  • Mentee name and avatar - Click on the name to navigate to the mentee profile page
  • Skills - mentee technical skills
  • Status - current mentee status of the mentee i.e. Accepted or Graduated
  • Mentors - mentors for the project in which the mentee is participating
  • Projects - mentorship project in which mentee participates or successfully completed
  • View Profile - click CTA to navigate to the mentee profile page

Mentors Tab

Mentors tab shows mentor profile cards with the following information :
  • Mentor name and avatar - Click on the name to navigate to the mentor profile page
  • Skills - mentor technical skills
  • Current Mentees - current project mentees for which the mentor is volunteering
  • Graduated Mentees - mentees who completed the program under the mentor's guidance.
  • Projects - projects for which the mentor is volunteering
  • View Profile - click CTA to navigate to the mentor profile page
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