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This section of the website is provided to help you to get started in identifying and establishing a positive and productive relationship with a mentor. The information is organized as follows:

Finding a Mentor

Read about how to begin the process of finding a mentor, and what characteristics to look for in a prospective mentor.

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Building Strong Mentoring Relationships

Advice for how to be active in the mentoring relationship, how to set appropriate boundaries, and how to maintain your intellectual autonomy and integrity.

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Benefits of Having a Mentor

Comments from a diverse group of faculty who discussed the value of mentoring and the benefits one realizes from a mentoring relationship.

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Tips for Mentees

Advice pulled from research or expert essays about the selection of a mentor, tips, and gauging the quality of your mentor.

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