Mentor

Mentor

  • All sponsors connected with Data Challenge 19, or UMD researchers, regardless of discipline, may be mentors for student teams; no teaching or mentor experience necessary.
    • There is no limit to the number of mentors from an organization.
  • Mentors spend Kick-off Day at UMD working with their assigned student teams, and supporting the teams virtually for the remainder of the week.
    • Mentors guide student teams as they work through exploring the dataset, selecting a research question and understanding the organizations problem statement.
  • Mentors will be invited to attend the Mentor/Researcher Team Building Event on January 31, 2020.
    • 2-hour workshop hosted by the UMD Data Challenge Team.
    • Mentorship expectations will be reviewed as will the purpose of the dataset integration theme.

Mentors must commit by December 15, 2019