Aug 23, 2018

Call for Mentors to new afterschool programme Project Squad

The Digital Hub is delighted to partner with Teen-Turn to bring you Project Squad 2018.

The Digital Hub and Teen-Turn have joined forces on a new afterschool programme called Project Squad. As part of this afterschool programme Teen-Turn will support girls from DEIS secondary schools in Dublin, Limerick and Cork who wish to take part in BT Young Scientist and/or SciFest events.

 

Participants will learn how to develop projects that can lead to enterprise, be it a technology product or scientific discovery. We are now looking for mentors, from academia and industry to volunteer their time and expertise in order to support Project Squad. If you would like to become a mentor of Project Squad, please email contact@teen-turn.com or cviguier@thedigitalhub.com.

 

Mentor Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be available on Fridays from 4.00pm – 5.30pm.
  • Those available to mentor one session only are also welcome.
  • We are looking for mentors with expertise in: app/software development, biological, health, medical sciences, social and behavioural sciences, research methods, demo-ing and presentations (particularly of pre-commercial prototypes and research).

 

When and where will Project Squad be held?

  • The programme commences on Friday, September 14th and will be completed on Friday, December 7th, 2018.
  • Classes will be held after school for 12 weeks, on Fridays 4:00PM to 5.30PM.
  • Classes take place at The Digital Hub (Digital Depot building on Roe Lane, off Thomas Street, Dublin 8).

 

Read more about Teen-Turn here