Focus: T&I, agile software development, idea prototyping, public speaking skills, mentorship
TIM (Trust and Identity Incubator Mentorship) Programme is an initiative that brings together ambitious young minds and GN4.3 T&I subject matters experts to pioneer and prototype new ideas in the Trust and Identity field.
TIM is a collaboration between subject matter experts (also known as content mentors) of WP5 T2 - T&I Incubator task, GLAD, NRENs (home mentors) and young professionals (participants) across Europe. The overall aim of the program it to deliver a viable and sustainable pipeline of T&I products and services for the GN4.3 project and ultimately, for the European NREN community.
Nominated by their home NREN, participants (and their home mentors) are integrated into the work of the T&I incubator right from the start. They collaborate directly with the Incubator SMEs on the topics provided by SME's. On this journey, they are mentored by the Incubator experts and the home NREN, and supported by GLAD. All participants are expected to present their final work or work in progress at the international event or conference advised by TIM SMEs.
TIM takes place in the form of a paid internship where the participating NRENs and young professionals get reimbursed for the time dedicated to the T&I Incubator. The process of reimbursed and rates are defined by the financial rules of GN4.3 project.
The expected duration of each TIM programme is 6 months, have two cycles per year. The important dates and deadlines of the process can be found below.
|Intake||TIM intership start date||Recruitment opening date||Recruitment closing date|
|2nd||30. Jun. 2020|
|3rd||9. Feb. 2021|
|4th||7. Sep. 2021|
What is in it for the young professionals?
TIM offers participants a fantastic opportunity to join the development of the cutting edge solutions in the field of computer networking with a strong focus on Trust & Identity. It is a a unique learning and professional development opportunity that offers the following benefits:
Participant requirements are:
What is in it for the home NRENs?
TIM strengthens collaboration across European NRENs in developing new T&I products and services. It is an opportunity to foster the local T&I expertise, learn from experienced SMEs and expand the portfolio of services. It is also a chance to strengthen relationships with the member institutions as well as to identify promising young talents to join the NREN world.
Home NREN requirements:
What is in it for GLAD?
GÉANT Learning and Development team (GLAD) is passionate about building, diversifying and strengthening capabilities of European NREN community. With the help of TIM, we hope to disseminate and build T&I competencies across Europe as well as to build the workforce of the future.
In course of TIM, GLAD is also committed to deliver the following skills to the TIM participants and mentors: