Mentors

Mentors work closely with counselors to guide teams to develop an Artemis-themed mission. The goal of mentoring is to encourage the scholars to study topics leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Giving students an in-depth view of STEM careers, the mentors’ personal experiences help ignite student passions about the possibilities ahead of them. The onsite summer experience begins on Sunday afternoon and ends with a closing event on Friday. During the week, mentors facilitate a team project (approximately 4 hours each day) and attend other evening activities with their teams during the week as their schedules permit. Mentors work closely with counselors to help students research and develop a mission to Moon and Mars.


Mentor Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate student research on a mission design concept focused on a mission to Moon and Mars
  • Participate in the summer onsite experience during team project time and presentation periods and other events as schedules permit
  • Assist in evaluating team performance, group projects, and the experience as a whole
  • Work in partnership with counselors to help to facilitate these projects
  • Attend one-hour orientation session provided by NASA Education Coordinators
  • Should be JSC-badged (civil servant or contractor)