Project Consultant

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Project Consultant

The project consultant has a big-picture view of the possible scope of projects for the hackweek community, and helps participants get clear on project ideas and objectives.


  • Communicating the purpose and approach of small group collaborations.
  • Shaping community ideas into well-defined and realistic project designs.
  • Creating a welcoming space for participants to engage in project ideation and completion.

Specific Activities

  • Post information on Slack to participants about the structure and purpose of hackweek projects.
  • Encourage participants to pitch project ideas before the hackweek.
  • Assemble and make sense of project ideas.
  • Guide the formation of project teams on the first day of the hackweek.
  • Facilitate small group collaborations during the hackweek.
  • Assist teams in setting goals and sharing results.
  • Provide guidance to teams who wish to remain connected after the hackweek.