Apple Partners With MSU To Bring Coding Academy To Detroit

DETROIT – Apple has partnered with Michigan State University o bring this year their first US based Apple Coding Academy to the city of Detroit. The program will educate and train 250 plus while also hiring 15 plus mentors. Applications close June 28.

MSU is looking to bring highly motivated and diverse mentors with industry and/or academic experience to the Apple Developer Academy. Successful candidates need to be critical thinkers in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and work with the mentor team to create new learning experiences for students in the Apple Developer Academy and associated Foundations Program.

The ideal candidate has experience in UI/UX design, in industry and/or in academic environment. The candidate has hands-on experience in app design and visual style or has been a contributing design team member to an app in the App Store. They must also bring experience and some expertise in teaching, coaching, or mentoring individuals from diverse backgrounds.

The candidate must be open to learning and exploring new pedagogical models, and the candidate will be expected to learn alongside students. They will be expected to work with an extended team to build a strong collection of high-quality inclusive teaching practices and materials, including creating technical solutions for in-house use by students and mentors of the Apple Developer Academy and Foundation programs. For more information about the Apple Developer Academy with Michigan State University in Detroit, please visit https://hub.msu.edu/project/apple-developer-academy

Job duties:

  • Provide mentorship to students
  • Review student deliverables and provide constructive feedback
  • Continuously develop own skills and learn with/from colleagues
  • Share personal expertise with others
  • Occasional evening meetings with teams outside of the Detroit Academy
  • Openness to international business travel for professional development, training or collaboration engagements.

More specifics and the application for the Design Mentor Role: https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/506234/academic-specialist-design-mentor

Roles and opportunities with the Academy for Coding Mentors and Business/Marketing Mentors:

https://developeracademy.msu.edu/mentors/index.html

Applications for interested coders (18+ years of age) just opened as well!! Applications close June 28th:

Students apply here: https://developeracademy.msu.edu/students

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