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Udacity is on a mission to change lives, businesses and nations through radical talent transformation in digital technologies.  We offer a unique and immersive online learning platform, powering corporate technical training in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. Our rapidly growing global organization is revolutionizing how the enterprise market bridges the talent shortage and skills gaps during their digital transformation journey. Udacity is proud to be backed by respected investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital, among other leading VC firms, and provides a powerful and differentiated solution inside of a $32b total addressable market opportunity. Udacity has more than 100 enterprise customers including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda, and the United States Air Force.
 

In our mission towards powering careers through tech education, we are doubling down on the support that we offer to our students. As a part of this, we want to extend an opportunity to you to become a Mentor in our scholarship programs. Career mentors are industry professionals who provide world-class career support to our students in their Nanodegree journey or beyond. All our mentors are handpicked through a rigorous selection process so that we can truly be #studentfirst.

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Required skills/qualifications:

  • +2 years of experience in teaching the basics of career development concepts and public speaking.
  • Basic knowledge of recruitment and headhunting skills. 
  • English proficiency both written and spoken.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to lead and coach a group of students and build a strong community.
  • Familiarity with the India and/or Netherland's market’s general careers and employment map and characteristics. 
  • Ability to assist Udacity students in identifying personal goals, developing leadership skills, and planning career moves.
  • Experience in quick resume and LinkedIn profiles screening.
  • Completion of one of Udacity Nanodegree programs is a plus.
  • Technical experience in one of the following fields is a plus: Node.js, React & Redux, Python, Azure, Cloud Native Fundamentals, SQL, Data Modeling, Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Strong written and verbal communication including PowerPoint presentations.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings with Udacity careers ops for discussing students’ progress.
  • Conduct webinars and/or sessions to deliver careers and initial freelancing experience to Udacity learners.
  • Support Udacity learners and build a strong sense of community through motivational posts, sharing your knowledge, sharing helpful articles, and answering students’ questions.
  • Support in increasing the program’s survey responses.
  • Occasionally assisting with hiring partners’ employment requests (announcements, filtration, and screening).

Why should you apply? 

  • Gain recognition for your knowledge and leadership.
  • Network with other top-notch mentors.
  • Earn additional income.
  • Contribute to a vibrant, global student community.
  • Stay updated on the latest in cutting-edge technologies.

There are only a few positions, so please don’t wait too long to apply!

Before applying, we would request you to kindly complete the General Information Form if you haven't filled it already. 

Note: Career Mentors are external contractors, if you are a good fit, we will reach out within 3 weeks with the next steps. Please do not apply multiple times for the same position. 

Udacity's mission is to train the world’s workforce in the careers of the future. We partner with leading companies to learn how technology is transforming industries, then teach the critical tech skills that individuals need for new and better jobs, and companies are looking for in their workforce.  With Nanodegree programs ranging from AI and Azure to Data Science, Robotic Process Automation, and Cybersecurity, our online training platform helps even the busiest learners prepare themselves for the most in-demand tech roles. 

Udacity's unique learning model of real-world projects and experts and mentors available 24/7 enables an unprecedented degree of engagement with our students, and we are with them through every step of their learning journey—from the first moment a marketing team member might answer a question, to the penultimate moment when a career team member receives word that a graduate has gotten a new job. Always putting Students First guides us as we continue our mission to bring the highest-quality learning possible, to as many learners as we can possibly reach.

Learn more about Udacity's Values

Students First - Better Together - Entrepreneurial - Data-Driven - Candid and Direct - Talent Obsessed 

Udacity is committed to creating economic empowerment and a more diverse and equitable world. We have partnered with AT&T, Google, Lyft, Microsoft, Accenture, and more to provide over 22,000 scholarships this year to those from communities under-represented in tech.

To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition (including genetic information), age, veteran status or military status, denial of pregnancy disability leave or reasonable accommodation.

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Learn more about Udacity's Values
 
Students First - Better Together - Entrepreneurial - Data Driven - Candid and Direct - Talent Obsessed

Udacity is committed to creating economic empowerment and a more diverse and equitable world. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition (including genetic information), age, veteran status or military status, denial of pregnancy disability leave or reasonable accommodation.

 
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An Insider's view of Udacity

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Udacity, we implemented company-wide "Wellness Days" for our employees. These wellness days allow our teams to recharge and practice self care.

Dana

Chief People Officer

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about our mission driven commitment to transforming the lives of people through our Nanodegree programs. I love my job and the opportunity to impact the world through Udacity's approach to life long learning.

Kelly

Head of Field and Corporate Responsibility Marketing

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've seen tremendous growth in our impact and mission driven partnerships. These initiatives have created a passion for transformation. We help companies, governments and people transform their outcomes through cutting edge technology education.

Jennifer

Senior Vice President, Global Customer Success and Operations at Udacity

What is your vision for the company?

We started in the consumer space but found our product-market fit in Enterprise. Giant enterprises are going through massive digital transformations, and they frankly don’t have enough people trained on the skills necessary to execute those transformations. We are aimed serve as the forefront of digital transformation.

Gabe

CEO

What's something quirky about your company?

We call ourselves Udacians. This unique name allows us to build a bond while celebrating our company culture.

Eraina

Marketing and Communications Manager

What are Udacity Perks + Benefits

Udacity Benefits Overview

Health Care. No-premium health, dental, and vision benefits, 401K, FSA.
Lifestyle. Monthly wellness stipend (gym memberships, work-out gear, etc.)
Learning. Reimbursements for conferences, classes, and seminars.
Flexibility. Flexible work hours, unlimited vacation, and paid parental leave.
Our company has a Monthly talent show and Uda-Fun, which includes workouts, yoga, and fun training sessions.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Monthly wellness stipend to use on whatever you'd like!
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
All full time Udacians are able to take a nano-degree course in whatever they like, on us!
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

As a response to the mental health taxes of the global pandemic, we have not only added on-demand mental health resources for our employees globally, but have incorporated monthly Wellness Days - deliberate work life balance for Udacians. This is company wide paid time off which is meant to support wellness.

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