Mentor Application Template

Our Mentee Application Template

Hello! Thank you for your interest in being a part of Galaxy Mentoring Network!

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Section 1: Personal Information

The information you entered in this section will be added to your profile on our website. Be free to let's know who you are!

  1. First Name
  2. Last Name
  3. Email Address
  4. Gitter/Matrix ID
  5. Github
  6. Pronouns
  7. Country
  8. Affiliations
  9. Area of expertise

Section 2: Mentorship Program Information

We are excited to meet you! Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in participating in the Galaxy Mentorship Program. This will help us know how best we can support you throughout the mentoring program.

  1. Please provide a maximum of 200 words biography
  2. Why do you want to be a GMN Mentor?
  3. What are some challenges you may face as a mentor?
  4. Are you prepared (and have capacity) to commit a minimum of 30mins biweekly to this 2 month programme?

    • Yes
    • No
  5. How will you demonstrate your commitment to support your mentee in achieving his/her goals?
  6. For how long have you been part of the Galaxy community?
  7. Please describe your engagement in the Galaxy community. For example:- the working group you belong to or your contributions
  8. What are your expectations from your mentee?
  9. What do you hope to gain by being on the GMN mentorship programme?
  10. What are your preferred spoken languages for the mentoring calls?
  11. Have you mentored a mentee before – formally or informally?

    • Yes (formally)
    • Yes (informally)
    • No
  12. Social Media Handles. E.g LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
  13. Where did you hear about the GMN?

    • Help Forum
    • Github
    • GTN
    • Matrix Channels
    • Galaxy Homepage
    • Starter Kits
    • Others