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Work as a mentor at Funka

As a mentor at Funka, you help another student to, for example, sort and prioritize among course assignments, clarify the schedule and set intermediate goals. Here you can read more about the job as a mentor at Funka and register your interest.

Mentor at Funka

Mentoring support means that students receive support in planning and structuring their studies and study situations. Mentor and student meet regularly and create tools and conditions together so that the student can ultimately, on their own, complete their studies.

The mentor can, for example, support by sorting and prioritizing course assignments, clarifying the schedule, setting intermediate goals and adjusting how the time planning works. Common reasons for a student receiving mentor support recommended are that the student has ADHD, high-functioning autism or permanent mental illness.

The mentor does not need subject knowledge, and the mentor's support is not intended to be a tutor. The mentor supports planning and study techniques.

Mentor support is always a collaboration between mentor and student, and the mentor support is based on the student's will and initiative. You agree on what to focus on, when to see each other, and how often. The student is responsible for regularly setting aside time for mentor meetings and keeping in touch with the mentor.

What we look for in a mentor

  • Experience of university studies
  • Experience in coaching and supporting others, preferably people with functional variations, is a merit
  • Be able to work at least 2-6 hours a week, which means being a mentor to 1-3 students
  • If you are a KTH student, you need to be in phase with your studies

Meetings can take place on campus or remotely, for example, via Zoom. The support can also include reconciliations via email or telephone. Hourly wage, including holiday pay: SEK 150/hour.

If you have been employed

The mentor records the hours worked in the payment form below and briefly describes what has been done at each meeting. The hourly report must be submitted to Funka by the 3rd of each month to be paid on the 25th. If you do not submit the hourly report in time, it will be handled in due time. The report must be signed physically by you and the student for whom you are a mentor. Scan the report and email it to arvoderingfunka@kth.se . You can also hand it in at KTH Entré .

Downloadable payment form for hours worked for mentors (pdf 365 kB)

Registration of interest

After you have submitted the form, we will contact you by email. You will be invited to an education and information group meeting if employed. 

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