Mentoring During the Summer Program

Previously: Managing Logistics Before the Summer Program Begins

This section discusses best practices for ensuring that your mentoring relationship will be a productive experience for both of you throughout the summer. It includes tips for mentoring during the first week, maintaining regular contact, cultivating independence in your mentee, fostering the emotional health of your mentee, and preparing your mentee for the Virtual Leadership Alliance National Symposium. It also discusses the multiple dimensions of an effective mentor-mentee relationship. In addition to growing as researchers, the summer is an opportunity for your mentees to grow personally and professionally.  As a mentor, you will be in a position to foster that growth.

Up next: Mentoring During the First Week

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