Mentor–Protégé Matching at SC23: A New Path to Career Advancement in HPC

August 7, 2023

Aug. 7, 2023 — Students@SC offers a variety of mentoring programs wherein students can gain valuable career advice from seasoned mentors, such as direction on a career path in HPC, balancing work demands in the context of life’s many dynamics, dealing with thesis advisors, and more.

Mentor–Protégé Matching at SC23 supports the growth of a vibrant HPC community by connecting students with experienced mentors. Matches are based on multiple factors, including research interests, career goals, long-term plans, and general interests.

Important dates for this year’s program:

  • AUG. 1, 2023: Early Sign-ups Open
  • SEPT. 1, 2023: Early Sign-ups Close
  • SEPT. 2, 2023: Regular Sign-ups Open
  • NOV. 1, 2023: Regular Sign-Ups Close

Mentors and protégés who sign up by September 1 can participate in additional virtual activities in the months leading up to the conference. The Students@SC team hopes these expanded opportunities will contribute to deeper and more meaningful mentoring relationships.

After the early deadline passes, sign-ups will remain open until November 1 for regular matching, which is still far enough of ahead of the conference dates to provide mentors and protégés a chance to meet each other virtually and jointly plan their conference activities.

In order to participate, SC suggests that you:

  1. Complete a Mentor–Protégé Matching survey (linked below).
  2. Conduct a pre-conference email exchange or phone call between mentor and protégé.
  3. Attend at least one of our organized events during the conference (details to be announced).

Protégés

Be matched with mentors that can provide guidance on navigating SC and your career. Students@SC does its best to accommodate as many protégés as possible. Click here to fill out the protégé survey.

Mentors

Anyone with a desire to give back to the community is eligible to be a mentor at SC. Students@SC also expects mentors to be able to provide career and educational advice to a protégé. Click here to fill out the mentor survey.

 

If you have questions about Mentor–Protégé Matching, please contact SC.


Source: Students@SC

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