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 subject matters experts to pioneer and prototype new ideas in the Trust and Identity field.
TIM is a collaboration between subject experts (SME's and 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 contribute to 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) 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 by the Incubator experts and the home NREN, and supported by GLAD. 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 NRENs and young professionals get reimbursed for the time dedicated to the T&I Incubator. The process of reimbursements and rates by the financial rules of GN4.3 project.
The expected duration of each TIM programme cycle is 6 months. below.
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What is in it for the young professionals?
TIM offers participants a fantastic opportunity to join the development of the cutting edge solutions in computer networking on Trust & Identity. It is 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 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 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:
Identity and Access Management
Standards and Protocols
Security and Privacy
Timeline and Process
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