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Help Students Nail Technical Interviews.

Help tech students launch their tech career—as a Technical Interview Coach. As a coach, you’ll work with students enrolled in CodePath’s Technical Interview Prep course, helping them practice the data structures and algorithm questions they’ll be asked in interviews with top tech companies.

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About the Course

Acing Interviews, Landing Top SWE Positions

CodePath’s Technical Interview Prep course is a 10-week, virtual class taught by professional engineers. In the course, students practice solving challenging algorithmic problems so they’re prepared to ace coding interviews for internships and jobs at tech companies. Students attend lectures where they learn practical technical interviewing strategies, practice mock interviews aloud with peers, and receive direct feedback from industry professionals. Students also have access to resume reviews, behavioral mock interviews, help searching and applying to internships and jobs online, and guidance for navigating career fairs including access to our Emerging Engineers Summit. In short, we help students to receive as much practice as possible with common questions, approaches, and solutions.

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How it Works

Coaching the Interview Process

As a Technical Interview Coach, you’ll be paired with a group of 3-6 students for the duration of the program. In each class session you’ll facilitate a 1-hour virtual breakout room where students will practice their technical interview skills together.

Coaches are industry professionals who have experienced technical interviews themselves, and are passionate about empowering students in tech to succeed. As a coach, you’ll facilitate discussion amongst students, help students build comfort and trust, give hints and support to allow for better understanding of concepts, and provide feedback to help students improve. CodePath will provide you with all the resources you need to succeed: facilitation strategies and icebreakers, problems and solutions to go over in breakout rooms, and a technical interview strategy that we teach students.

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10 sessions from Feb 24-April 27 (Option to commit for 5 consecutive weeks instead)

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Saturdays, 10:30-11:50am PST/ 1:30-2:50pm EST

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80 minutes class time + 1-2 hours of prep per week

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Application Deadline

Dec 4, 2023 

What to expect


  • Help facilitate discussion amongst the students.
  • Develop strong relationships with students to support their growth and development throughout the program.
  • Provide technical support to increase student understanding of the course content.
  • Share your industry knowledge to give students insight into the technical interview process.
  • Review all session material prior to attending class to ensure strong understanding of the content.


  • Love working with students and are passionate about increasing equity in tech.
  • Currently work as a software engineer, and have been through the technical interview process yourself.
  • Comfortable coding in Java or Python.
  • Able to attend the mandatory weekly virtual sessions for 10 weeks or 5 consecutive weeks.
  • Available to attend a live virtual 2-hour orientation session on Zoom. Choose one of the following options:
    • Thursday, February 15th, 5-7pm PST/ 8-10pm EST
    • Saturday, February 17th, 10am-12pm PST/ 1-3pm EST

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