There are many ways faculty, staff, students and industry professionals can share expertise at the Hive. Most people choose to lead workshops or teach pop-up classes and/or full-credit courses. But there are a variety of ways that you can teach depending on your needs:

  • Pop-up classes: These are 2-3 workshops in series that offer a way to engage with a particular subject more deeply, but without getting bogged down in the business of homework and/or prior reading. 
  • Full-Credit Course: Reserve a space for the semester, here at the Hive, in our flexible and dynamic classrooms with access to our materials and resources to re-imagine a current course or to try out a new course.
  • Pop-ins: On the flip side, Hive staff are also available to “pop-in” to guest lecture or teach specific modules within new or existing courses at the Claremont Colleges. Past pop-ins have included sessions on empathetic listening, design thinking, prototyping, and facilitating effective brainstorming. Please contact hive@claremont.edu if you would like to learn more and/or request a pop-in for your class.

You can also apply for a course development or activity grant to create an entirely new and experimental course with support from the Hive. A call for proposals is sent out annually in the spring.

  • Workshops: Usually lasting an hour and a half, these are one-off tasters into a new world meant to inspire and spark possibilities. Check out our current and past workshops list (coming soon).
  • Skill-Shares: These are weekly to monthly on-going meetings that help students develop a specific skill. These workshops function with simple lesson plans that repeat every couple of weeks.
  • Project Partnerships: We are always looking to collaborate with partners both in the Claremont community and beyond. One way we do this is by collaborating on projects with community partners to bring skills and interesting projects to our students.

* You can find our current workshops, skill-shares, pop-ups, and curricular courses in our Offerings section.