Develop a strong relationship with faculty mentors. These relationships will guide both your graduate school experience and your future career.
If you’re wondering how to get the most out of your mentoring relationship with your major professor or are preparing yourself to be a mentor in the future, you’ve come to the right place. Explore these resources below or talk to your major professor or others about opportunities to mentor undergraduate student researchers.
Set a career plan with your advisor based on the mentoring handbook.
MentorNet aims to provide ALL STEM students in the United States with access to effective mentorships in a vibrant community committed to student success; to develop a scalable mentoring platform that combines the technology of social networks with the social science of mentoring; and to deliver evidence-based programs that address the critical issues impacting STEM student success.
The goal of the Engineering Academic Career Club is to establish a community to bring graduate students together who have the drive and passion of continuing onto academic careers (postdocs, teaching faculty, and/or research faculty). In this organization, we aim to give graduate students the opportunity, tools, and resources to actively shape their success in future academic careers.