Choosing a Mentor

There are many resources to assist you in choosing a mentor and maintaining that relationship.

 

Choosing a Mentor

Choosing a Thesis Lab by Skip Brass for ScienceCareers.org 

Choosing a Graduate or Postdoc Advisorby John Andraos for ScienceCareers.org 

Forecasting Compatibility: How to Select Your New Boss by Dave Jensen for ScienceCareers.org 

An Insider's Guide to Choosing a Graduate Adviser and Projects in the Laboratory Sciences by Marshall Lev Dermer

How to Choose an Advisor by Howard G. Adams and Ashwin Ram at Georgia Tech

Questions to Consider in Selecting a Dissertation Advisor by Kit Ayars at University of Pittsburgh

How to Get the Mentoring You Want from University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies 

Yours Transferredly: Create Your Own Postdoc Job by Phil Dee for ScienceCareers.org 

Advice on Choosing a Successful Postdoctoral Position by Grainne Whitman, Brian Guzik and Larry Goldstein for ASCB 

The Impact of Influence: Why Scientists Need Mentors by Marci A. Landsmann for The New York Academy of Sciences 

Good Mentoring Guidelines by the OITE Careers Blog for NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education

Identifying Mentors: Why is Matters by OITE Careers Blog for NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education

 

Managing the Mentor Relationship

How to Get the Mentoring You Want from University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies 

Surviving The First Year Of Graduate School by Lynn Wong for ScienceCareers.org 

Your Ph.D. Boss: Adversary or Super-Advisor? Part 1 by Phil Dee for ScienceCareers.org 

Your Ph.D. Boss: Adversary or Super-Advisor? Part 2 by Phil Dee for ScienceCareers.org 

What (Not) to Expect From Your Supervisor by Herman Lelieveldt for ScienceCareers.org 

The Ideal PhD Mentor--A Student's Perspective by W.T. Ling for ScienceCareers.org 

Dysfunctional Advisor-Advisee Relationships: Methods for Negotiating Beyond Conflict by Peter Fiske for ScienceCareers.org 

Behavioral Style: Understanding Communication Styles Can Advance Your Relationships--and Your Career Prospects by Dave Jensen for ScienceCareers.org 

Career Trends: Building Relationships- Mentoring, Collaborating, and Networking by ScienceCareers.org and AAAS

Getting the Most Out of Mentoring Relationships by OITE Careers Blog for NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education