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Training and Advice for Mentors

  • Advisor, Teacher, Role Model, Friend
    This is a link to an electronic version of the National Academy of Sciences, "Advisor, Teacher, Role Model and Friend" although you will need to scroll down quite a bit before you find the publication. This is a classic guide with advice that can be adapted to students from high school through early career.
  • A Guide for Mentors
    This is a guide for mentors prepared by MentorNet, an internet-based mentoring program for university women in science and engineering fields. While this online training is designed for older students, much of the advice contained in this short training page applies very well to high school mentoring.
  • Mentoring Means Future Scientists
    A guide for developing mentoring programs based on the Association of Women In Science mentoring project. Again, this document provides advice and ideas that can be applied to mentoring high school students.
  • How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty in a Diverse University
    This is another University of Michigan publication designed for mentors working with students in college and graduate school. Some gems of advice can be applied to mentoring high school students
  • Association for Women in Science: Mentoring Project
    Encouraging women to become involved in science and to pursue science-related careers. This site includes great links for both mentors and mentees.
  • Is it Mentoring or is it Magic?
  • Mentor and Graduate Student: Strategies for success
  • Mentoring for Minorities
  • National Institutes of Health Mentoring Handbook
    Great for those just beginning to look into mentoring to start their career.


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