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Mentee Handbook

Bringing together students and mentors for career mentorship.

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Bringing together students and mentors for career mentorship.

The goal is to provide mentees with a supportive network that they can depend upon to seek guidance, develop professional skills, and receive recommendations that will prepare them for the future. Mentorship offers many opportunities — to promote career and scholarly success, help in career exploration, and build important, lasting relationships with others. This program is designed to last at least 6 months, although the relationships formed could last well into the future.

What is mentoring?

Mentoring consists of a long-term relationship focused on supporting the growth and development of the mentee.

What is a mentor?

Your mentor is here to support you in your academic and professional development. This may be the first time you’ve had a mentor for many of you. Not to fear! This guide will serve as an introduction; so you know what to expect and how to get the most out of your mentorship.

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Guidelines for Successful Mentorship

Although there is no rulebook for mentoring, certain guidelines will build successful mentoring relationships. Here are some general reminders for participants.


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