Mentoring Program

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The University recognizes that learning to supervise the work of others is an important component of graduate professional development. Accordingly, the OUR developed a mentoring program for graduate students, which involves annual workshops held during GTA orientation each Fall, contributions to workshops on mentoring organized by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and collaborations with “TIBBS” (Training Initiative in Biomedical and Biological Sciences).

If you wish to read more about Getting Started,  Learning to Communicate, Setting Goals and Expectations, Identifying Challenges and Issues, Resolving Challenges and Issues, Evaluating Your Progress as a Mentor, The Elements of Good Mentoring  and/or Developing a Mentoring Philosophy, please review the handbook Entering Mentoring, published by HHMI.

OUR currently offers the following ways to recognize graduate student and postdoctoral mentors: