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Research Mentor Training: Summer 2011

Small Group: Teaching/Mentoring

  • Jun 1, 2011 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Building 10, Room 2-3330

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. 

Course schedule:

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