Mentor Responsibilities & Resources

Mentor Roles and Resources

Mentor Responsibilities

  • Optimize accessibility to your mentee
  • Share responsibility of initiating contact with your mentee
  • Set high expectations
  • Recognize and acknowledge their uncertainty
  • Promote collegiality and relinquish role as superior
  • Provide encouragement and support
  • Be a good listener
  • Give advice only when asked
  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Freely share knowledge and insight into common challenges based on your own experience
  • Help develop and refine your mentees goals
  • Provide guidance to resources
  • Help build your mentees professional network
  • Encourage independence
  • Don’t complain about your own problems

Mentor Resources

Growth Mindset

Goal Setting

Active Listening

Equity in Mentorship

Additional Mentorship Resources

Faculty Fellowship Advisors