Through the Open Mainframe Project Mentorship Program, mentees will be able to….
- Expand their knowledge of mainframe technology
- Help contribute to open source projects that will make it easier for these infrastructure applications to run on mainframe.
- Learn crucial skills for a intern to be successful in a technology role within today’s enterprise, including but not limited to project planning, communication, problem solving, and scoping.
- Be exposed to potential employers which help them transition into their career path successfully.
Learn more about the program and resources at internship resources repository.
How to participate in the Mentorship Program
For Higher Education Students
Summer Mentorship Program
The Open Mainframe Project funds mentees to complete projects during the LFX Mentorship terms. Upon successful completion of the mentorship, mentees are invited to present at an industry conference. The Open Mainframe Project provides a stipend for selected mentees. You can learn more about past mentees and projects to help understand the program.
For Academic Institutions
Mentorships for Class Credit
Mentorships can also be done as a part of an acadmeic class, such as a self-study or capstone program. Mentees should have thier academic institution advisor or instructor contact the Open Mainframe Project Mentorship Program Administrator to coordinate on requirements needed to complete this.