Be a part of our mentor movement

Looking for a flexible side hustle with a tangible impact? Springboard, has multiple part-time, remote, and flexible mentoring opportunities open in data analytics, UI/UX design, and software engineering. With Springboard, you would join a worldwide community of over 600 mentors, from companies like Google, AirBnb, McKinsey, Square, Lyft, and more, who are helping students change careers and pursue new passions. 

Through 1:1 weekly calls that help guide students through the courses, mentors are an integral part of Springboard’s mission to bridge the world’s skill gap. Honorarium rates start at $60/hour. If you have at least 3 years of experience in your field, are passionate about teaching, and want to be a part of our growing community, sign up below!

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I mentor with Springboard because it’s a revolutionary idea and I like working with a company that is disrupting the education industry.

Eric Dorf

UX Design Mentor

Join 400+ other mentors impacting student's lives

Ankit Jain

Senior Data Scientist

Pia Zaragoza

Design Researcher

Saloni Borar

Lead UX/UI Designer

Nate Kugland

Data Scientist

Our world-class mentors work at top companies. Only 1 in 12 applicants make the cut.

Why join Springboard?

What our mentors say

I love getting more people interested in data. It's one of my passions, and I believe it will shape the world going forward.

Milene Darnis

Business Analytics Mentor

Mentoring with Springboard is hands-down the most fulfilling experience of my professional career.

Srdjan Santic

Data Science Mentor

Why become a mentor?

It keeps your technical skills sharp and up-to-date.

Here’s what our mentors love most about their Springboard experience:

You have a significant impact in the careers of your mentees.

You develop valuable leadership and communication skills while coaching your mentees and through feedback from Springboard. 

It's a flexible way to earn an honorarium in your free time.


We put a lot of thought into matching students with mentors, looking at several factors like communication style, industry experience and specialized skills.

How mentoring works


Our mentors are working professionals and our online-only approach let's you fit mentoring into your schedule. Help someone learn in as little as 1-hour per week.




It's important to us that mentors develop too! Get feedback and coaching to develop your skills. Access our exclusive, global mentor network to find new opportunities.

 At Springboard, we are building a movement around digital skills mentorship. We believe in three core mentoring pillars:

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Here's what to expect when applying to become a mentor: 

Showcase your experience, technical ability and interest on your application.

If selected, we'll schedule a video interview. We test for skill, communication and passion for the field. 

Our team then conducts a final review, evaluating your performance and our current student needs.

Become a mentor and join the movement!

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Got any more questions about Springboard mentorship?

Join Springboard to help our students bridge the 21st-century skills gap. 

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Our mentorship program

Springboard provides 21st century skills through mentor-led online courses.

We are an education institution for the modern workforce. We give students unique access to industry training with 1-to-1 mentorships with expert professionals alongside rigorous, high quality online education in advanced concepts and tools. We know that a personalized learning experience that is relevant to the needs of businesses and community organizations is what will provide value and solve challenging tech problems today and in the future.

Based in San Francisco, we’re a thriving a community of students, alumni, mentors, and employees across 77 countries. We’ve helped hundreds of talented students find their true potential and launch successful professional careers.

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