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Gain valuable leadership experience
Provide meaningful guidance to aspiring learners
Build subject-matter expertise
Answer student questions on Udacity's discussion boards
For each question you answer
Interact face-to-face with Nanodegree students via video chat
For each chat session
Provide actionable feedback on student projects
For each review
Forum Mentors are paid for each question they answer, and rates vary depending on Nanodegree program. Payments may range from $6-13 per question. Mentors who work in the forums have earned an average of $500/month.
1-on-1 mentors are paid $25 per chat session, each of which lasts approximately 30 minutes. Mentors who conduct 1:1 appointments have earned an average of $245/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.
We do not offer compensation for any mentorship training.
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.
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
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.