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Improving Mentoring Relationships

Workshop/Seminar: Personal Development; Teaching/Mentoring

Nov 07, 2017

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician.


Your success as an NIH trainee depends on having a collaborative learning relationship with your primary research supervisor(s) and cultivating strong mentor relationships, inside and outside of the research group. This workshop will explore the relationship between trainees and research mentors/supervisors with the goal of providing strategies for improving communication and interpersonal interactions. The workshop will help participants clarify what they need from their supervisors and mentors and how to ensure that they get what they  need.