Data Science Course Mentor

Thinkful · Apr 10th 2019

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Data Science Course Mentor

  • Mentorship

  • Remote

  • Part time

Who We Are Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. Thinkful offers programs in web development and data science, with in-person communities in up-and-coming tech hubs around the U.S.

About the Role Thinkful’s Flexible Data Science course pairs personalized mentorship with a curriculum tailored to launch aspiring data scientists’ careers. Join us in helping motivated learners get to those aha! moments. As a Flexible Data Science Course Mentor, you will help your student(s) master everything from fundamental statistics to building a machine learning model in their domain of choice.


  • Motivate & foster best practices with your student(s) as they work to build project management skills, a strong portfolio, and the confidence to network and interview for jobs.

  • Work with Program Managers to provide detailed feedback on student success, including struggles or technical mastery issues.

  • Meet one-on-one with your student(s) in hour-long sessions, held twice per week.


  • Minimum of 1 year professional experience as a Data Scientist or demonstrated expertise with data visualizations and machine learning at an industry level

  • Proficiency in SQL, Python

  • Professional experience with Hadoop and Spark a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • High level of empathy and people management skills

  • Must have a reliable, high-speed Internet connection


  • This is a part-time role (10-25 hours a week)

  • Fully remote position, with the option to work evenings and weekends in person in 22 US cities

  • Community of 500+ like-minded Educators looking to impact others and keep their skills sharp

  • Full access to all of Thinkful Courses for your continued learning

  • Grow as an Educator

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