2020 May 13

[NIH OITE Webinar] Sharpening Your Mentoring Skills

2:00pm to 4:00pm


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Speaker, Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director NIH OITE


Though mentoring can be a very rewarding experience, it also has its challenges. This workshop will provide you with insights into ways to enhance students learning and to help you set your student up for success. We will discuss setting expectations providing feedback, setting boundaries and assessing...

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2020 May 12

[PGE PDD Webinar] How to Build an Effective DAC

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 6:00pm


Zoom - TBA

Have you recently selected a dissertation advisor and started work toward your thesis? Have you started thinking about which faculty might serve you best on your DAC? In this workshop, early career graduate students will consider the roles that their potential DAC members will play in their personal and professional development and identify personal priority areas to cover when recruiting DAC members. Participants will also be given the opportunity to ask questions about DAC membership of a panel of experienced faculty members, followed by small group discussions with senior...

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The Hidden Curriculum

Out of the Science Education and Society Lab at the University of Rhode Island, Hidden Curriculum investigates the social context of students' college experiences. Join host Gyasi Alexander to explore the unwritten rules and networks that govern college campuses.

2019 Oct 15

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training (peer mentoring training pilot, invite only)

8:00am to 5:00pm



Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how
to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training
— which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Mentoring Institute (at the University of New Mexico)

Through the application of instructional design standards, the Mentoring Institute provides training and certification services for a diverse array of staff, faculty and students, in a centralized effort to recruit, train and develop qualified mentors.

SciLinkR - The Platform for Public Engagement with Science

SciLinkR is a platform for researchers to connect with other scientists passionate about science outreach, to discover opportunities for outreach, and to record public engagement activities to ultimately create a shareable report of their work for professional development purposes.  
2019 Apr 17

Choosing Mentors and Mentoring Up: An Interactive, Peer-Mentoring Workshop

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Countway Library - Minot Room

Positive mentor-mentee relationships are a cornerstone of success for any graduate student. Choosing the right principal investigator (PI) and starting off with a proactive strategy to maintain a positive and productive work relationship is an early step toward graduate school success. Are you an early stage graduate student considering a choice of thesis lab/PI or looking for advice on ways to approach starting off on the right path to a positive and productive mentor-mentee relationship?

The Program in Graduate Education...

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NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) posts video recordings of their events. These cover a variety of topics related to career and professional development - from mentoring to scientific communication to career exploration and the job search.

Culturally Aware Mentorship

Culturally Aware Mentorship is a resource that aims to enhance mentors’ and trainees’ ability to effectively address cultural diversity matters in their research mentoring relationships.

National Research Mentoring Network

The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions that supports trainees at every career stage of research in the biomedical sciences.