Research Mentor Training: Summer 2011
Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services
This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.
The OITE is hosting an 8-week long mentoring course for graduate students and postdocs training our summer interns. Topics include:
- Effectively establishing mentor-mentee expectations
- Developing strategies for helping mentees build confidence, independence, creativity, and communication skills
- Improving cultural competency in mentoring
- Developing a mentoring philosophy
We will use a mentoring curriculum created at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Participants who complete the training will receive a certificate.
Week 1: Expectations
Week 2: Communication
Week 3: Understanding
Week 4: Indentifying Mentoring Challenges
Week 5: Independence
Week 6: Diversity
Week 7: Ethics
Week 8: Mentoring Philosophies