Software Engineering Lead Instructor


As a part-time software engineering mentor, you will be responsible for fellow success by helping them develop their technical interviewing skills through a variety of online sessions. You will work cross-functionally with our career and software engineering mentors to provide up-to-date, relevant information to help our fellows not only pass interviews but gain confidence in their abilities!


  • Provide 1-on-1 mentorship on your own schedule (minimum 7-10 hour commitment)
  • Mentors will need to commit a few hours per week preparing materials, leveraging existing Pathrise curriculum content, and responding to fellow’s emails
  • Lead “kick-off sessions”, talking with new fellows in a consultative way; learning about their job search, career aspirations, and challenges with technical interviews, and providing insight and support.
  • Guide fellows through both technical aspects of the job search, such as Algorithm / Data Structure interviews, discussing technical accomplishments of their backgrounds, and more
  • If interest and business demands you can join in on leading workshops, helping with curriculum, and more as a Software Engineering Pro-Mentor


  • You are excited at the chance to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of Software Engineers.
  • You have a good understanding of the current requirements of SWE, interviewing standards, have interviewed SWE candidates, and/or sat on hiring committees before
  • You have at least 3 years of software engineering experience (prior teaching experience a plus)
  • You have fluency in some of the following topics, and expertise in at least one: Algorithms Data Structures, System Design, Full-Stack Development, Backend, Frontend, Mobile Development, Gaming, Security, Machine Learning, Embedded Programming, and Hardware
  • Adept at giving code reviews and interest in leading technical workshops for upwards of 50 fellows!!

What’s in it for You?

  • Be a mentor to individuals who want to break into or accelerate their career in the SWE space
  • Build relationships with fellows and really make a difference in their careers and lives!
  • Flexible schedule and remote work
  • Be a part of a really fun and mission-driven organization!