Mentoring Resources for Faculty/Staff
Mentoring Resources for Faculty & Staff
How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty
A short, 15 page guide put together by the University of Michigan about how to be a successful faculty mentor. While written about graduate students, this document has useful information about serving as a student mentor at all levels.
Research Mentor Training
"This website is for those who want to be more effective and efficient research mentors for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers. The materials here can be used to help research mentors apply a reflective approach to mentoring and to discuss mentoring approaches with their colleagues. The materials are targeted for researchers in the natural and behavioral sciences, engineering, and math."
Nature's Guide for Mentors
The Nature awards for creative mentoring in science were created on the premise that the mentorship of young researchers — although fully deserving of recognition — is perhaps the least remarked on of all the activities that take place in the lab. Indeed, there is no established definition of what constitutes good scientific mentoring. This article attempts to remedy that situation, drawing on the evidence from competitions for Nature's awards.
PURM: Perspectives on Undergradaute Research and Mentoring
PURM is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, online journal, unique in that it focuses on scholarship about undergraduate research and the mentoring of such research. Through this resource, you can read other faculty’s experiences, contribute to an online discussion, or publish your own perspectives.
Interactive Tutiorial - The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct
Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering
Benefits of Undergraduate Research Experiences
Steps to a Successful Research Partnership
Writing Strong Letters of Recommendation
Sample formatting for Letters of Recommendation