Brown Bag: Effective Mentoring Session
2124 Lee Building
For postdocs and doctoral candidates. Last in a series.
Participants will work with a community of peers to develop and improve their mentoring skills. By the end of the series, participants should be able to clearly articulate a personal mentoring philosophy to anyone inside or outside their discipline, and describe multiple strategies for dealing with mentoring challenges. The series will address topics such as:
● Aligning Expectations and Assessing Competencies
● Promoting Professional Development
● Broadening Mentor/Mentee Experiences through Role-Play
● Enhancing Intercultural Awareness
● Fostering Equity and Inclusion in the Research Context
● Cultivating Ethical Behaviour
● Articulating a Mentoring Philosophy and Plan
Much of the content of these workshops is adapted from Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists; created by Jo Handelsman, Christine Pfund, Sarah Miller, and Christine Pribbenow, with support from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program (PI: Jo Handelsman).