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Fall 2018 Cleantech Connect Project Mentee

| Greater LA Area


Do The Bright Thing’s “Cleantech Connect Project” aims to increase the adoption of cleantech by preparing the next generation for careers in the industry. Our goal is to connect participants with professionals in the cleantech space—supplying them with the foundational knowledge they need for a successful career.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for future leaders in the cleantech movement to participate in our Mentorship Program. This means we will be looking for individuals with leadership skills and a passion for cleantech. Participants should be in the early stages of their career—college seniors, recent grads, career switchers, etc.

*Please note that this is a 8-week voluntary (unsalaried) opportunity*

How It Works:

Step 1: Our team will pair you with a cleantech professional for 8 weeks. Throughout these 8 weeks, you will meet with your mentor once per week to discuss specific topical issues that the professional faces in his or her line of work.

Step 2: At the end of the 8 week period you will record and submit a final presentation, which outlines your learnings and thesis for solutions to those topical problems discussed in your informational sessions.

Step 3: Top participants will be selected to present their final presentations at our Symposium—if selected you will have the opportunity to meet with cleantech executives from a wide range of organizations.

Milestone Dates

Application Open Enrollment Dates

  • Fall Application Period Period: June 21, 2018 - September 7, 2018
  • Decision Day: September 10, 2018

Mentorship Program Dates 

  • Mentorship Kick Off: September 17, 2018 
  • Midway Check-In: October 15, 2018
  • Final Project Due: November 9, 2018
  • Symposium Day: November 15, 2018

How to Apply:

To apply, please fill out the following application. Your application includes a prompt for which your response should be no more than 250 words and should clearly display why you are a fit for the Cleantech Connect Project.


If selected, how am I paired with a Mentor?

Within your application, you will take a brief survey outlining your interests, strengths, and weaknesses. Our mentors will fill out a similar survey as well. We use these surveys in addition to your introduction video to pair you with the best possible mentor.

If I am selected, when will I be notified?

You will be notified no later than September 10th, 2018.

After I’m selected, what happens next?

Great question! Please see the following steps:

Next Steps: Accepted Student

  • Confirm your acceptance by sending an email to [email protected]
  • Wait for an email to be sent detailing your mentor
  • Join an orientation call with DTBT and your mentor

What happens after I finish the mentorship program, can I still be involved?

Absolutely! Upon receiving your Cleantech Connect Project certification you will be invited to join our elite network of leaders in cleantech. Here you will have the ability to connect with a variety of different professionals in the cleantech space. In addition, Do The Bright Thing will host gatherings to foster connections within our wide network on a biyearly basis.

If I have questions, who do I contact?

First, check out our website at https://www.dothebrightthing.org/. If you’re still itching for answers, please reach out to our team at [email protected]–we’re here to help!

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