Become a Udacity Mentor

Get paid to mentor your peers and expand your knowledge

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Make a difference by becoming a Udacity mentor

  • book icon Build subject-matter expertise and deepen your own personal knowledge
  • small compass Learn how to motivate others and provide guidance to aspiring learners
  • small flag Gain valuable leadership experience and people skills
  • small pencil Hone your written communication and teaching abilities
  • small globe Create meaningful relationships with people from around the world
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Discover what's right for you

Udacity offers a variety of different mentorship roles, and most are completely remote. You're also welcome to be more than one type of mentor.

  • Classroom Mentor

    Work 1-on-1 with students to make progress, keep on track, and ultimately reach graduation!

    Get Paid

    By engagement

    Apply to be a Mentor
  • Project Reviewer

    Review student project submissions, giving valuable feedback for them to meet specifications

    Get Paid

    For each review

    Apply to be a Reviewer
  • Connect Session Lead

    Work in-person with a class of students and guide them to graduation

    Get Paid

    For each session

    Apply to be a Lead

Application Process

  1. 1

    Fill Out Application

    Start the process by filling out the Mentorship application form. New mentors are added periodically as demand increases.

  2. 2

    Complete Training

    Learn about the basics of becoming a great mentor in a short, one hour course. Some mentorship roles will require a technical challenge as well.

  3. 3

    Start Mentoring

    It's as simple as 1, 2, 3! You are now a Udacity mentor and can begin to help students through our custom-built dashboard.

FAQ

  • How much will I get paid?

    Mentors are paid by how active and engaged their students are. Mentors who manage 20 students at a time have earned an average of $500/month.

    Reviewers earn an average payment per project of $25, but payment varies between $5-$50 depending on the degree of knowledge required to review the project.

  • Will I get paid for training?

    We do not offer compensation for any mentorship training.

  • Do I need to have a U.S. visa to participate?

    No, a U.S. visa is not required, as this is a contract opportunity through Udacity. Mentors are not employees of Udacity. Mentor opportunities are available around the world. Your country's eligibility is dependent on PayPal's mass payment method restrictions. See a list of supported countries below.

  • Do I live in an eligible country?

    In order to receive payment, you must own a PayPal account in one of the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Emirates, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam

  • Why isn't my country on the list of supported countries?

    Udacity pays Mentors via PayPal mass payments, meaning that we can only certify mentors in countries for which PayPal has enabled mass payments. If this changes in the future, we may allow Mentor applicants from more countries to participate in this program.

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