Mentoring Graduate Students

Mentoring the next generation of researchers is a shared professional responsibility of all faculty members, and a good mentoring relationship is crucial to the success of all graduate students. (See also, special considerations for mentoring postdocs.)

All basic science graduate programs have adopted a unified policy:

Faculty will participate in at least one mentorship development activity of their choosing each year they have a student in their lab.

In addition to the resources in the menu at right, the following external links may be helpful to you.