Mentors Wanted: Big Idea Week 2015
Calling all local entrepreneurs, makers and tech leaders: Want to share your story and inspire New York City students to pursue STEM careers?
In this week-long curriculum, students work together to identify problems and design products that solve them. Mentors kick off the week on Monday morning by giving brief talks and then return on Friday to hear the students pitch their own ideas.
The total time commitment is 1 hour on Monday May 4th, where you’ll give a 10 minute talk to the students, and 90 minutes on Friday May 8th, where you’ll hear students give their product pitches. Optional classroom visits are encouraged Tuesday – Thursday as students work on their ideas and designs. Who we’re looking for: Anyone who has experience bringing ideas to life, especially:
- Industrial Product Designers
- Engineers (web, civil, mechanical, electrical)
- People working at tech, media or design companies in technical roles