Mentorship

 

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A Coaching Relationship

Jacqueline Resnick talks about the development of an important friendship.

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A Juggling Act

Connecting research and community, explains Darrell P. Wheeler, is one way to become an agent of social change.

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A Pastiche of Mentors

Harold Pincus shares his beliefs about making use of multiple mentors.

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A Personal Satisfaction

Helena Kraemer explains why she participants in the CDIs.

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A Sense of Autonomy

Ruth M. O'Hara advocates a collaborative effort between mentor and mentee.

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A Two-Way Process

Vishwajit Nimgaonkar talks about the mentor-mentee relationship.

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A Variety of Mentors

Be open to developing short-and long-term mentorships, advises Jacqueline Resnick.

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Accepting Guidance from Critics and Mentors

Deborah Beidel urges researchers to value advice as well as criticism.

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Asking More of Your Mentor

Ruth M. O'Hara suggests that career development organizations develop beneficial expectations in the mentor-mentee relationship.

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Assess Mentorships Sooner Rather Than Later

Susanne Ahmari advises early assessment of mentoring relationships to help ensure proper career progression.

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Being Feisty

Attend to finding your own niche and don't just follow orders, Bruce G. Link counsels.

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Believe in People That You Are Mentoring

Irwin Sandler discusses mentoring early career researchers and the importance of networking.

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Benefits of Peer Networking

Carolyn Rodriguez stresses the importance of establishing a support system of peer advisers in a variety of career stages and institutions.

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Beware of Anti-Mentors

When Gary S. Sachs decided to take time off for child-rearing, he was told, "You'll never work in this town again."

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Building Relationships

Liliane Windsor talks about ways to connect with mentors and journal editors.

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Career Advice: Mentors and Learning from other Fields

Richard Puddy attributes his career success in part to effective mentors and exploring beyond the "usual suspects."

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Career Development Institute for Bipolar Disorder

David J. Kupfer describes how the Career Development Institute can accelerate a career.

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Choose Mentors on the Cutting Edge

Wayne Drevets discusses his multiple mentors.

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Choosing a Mentor

Joachim F. Hallmayer gives advice about finding a mentor who's a good match.

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Clear Expectations

Jodi M. Gonzalez describes her relationship with her mentor, Ellen Frank.

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Cold Calls Can Work

Liliane Windsor describes how she found and began working with her mentor.

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Connect HR to Researchers

Hermi R. Woodward advises inviting HR into one's mentorship circle.

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Creativity (2013)

Karl Deisseroth and Robert C. Malenka talk about taking risks, exploring the unexplored, and forming creative collaborations.

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Cross-Cultural Mentoring

M. Cookie Newsom answers questions about mentoring students from different cultures and backgrounds.

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Demands of an Independent Career

An understanding of motivation levels is necessary for a successful mentoring relationship, states Howard J. Aizenstein.

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Departmental Dynamics

David Klahr describes some common types of department environments.

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Developing Independence Through Teamwork

Finding an area of research while collaborating with more senior researchers is key, believes Marc Atkins.

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Early Career Mentoring

Victoria D. Ojeda describes specific techniques applicable to early career mentoring.

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Engaging a Senior Mentor

David J. Kupfer describes successful techniques for approaching senior mentors.

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Exhausting but Fun

Working with young people keeps his job fun, states John Landsverk.

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Factor in Protected Time, Mentors, and Location

Marschall Runge recommends finding balance when choosing mentors and accepting job offers.

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Find Someone Who's Accessible

Finding an approachable mentor is essential, states Mark A. Frye.

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Find Those People Who Can Help

Seek mentors locally and at other institutions, advises Keith A. Trujillo.

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Find Your Lab Based on Interest

Natalie L. Rasgon talks about the sense of pride that comes from inspiring the next generation of researchers.

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Find Your Research Environment

Professors are not the only teachers at a research institution, suggests José Szapocznik.

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Finding a Mentor

Leanne Williams shares her approach to connecting with a mentor.

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Finding a Mentoring Style

Colleen McClung shares how she arrived at her personal mentoring style.

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Finding a Peer Mentor

Carolyn Rodriguez states strategies for establishing relationships with potential peer mentors.

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Get Advice about the Little Steps

Ihsan M. Salloum encourages investigators to find supportive mentors.

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Getting Connected through Training Institutes

Jodi M. Gonzalez talks about networking at training programs.

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Getting Involved in the Career Development Institute

Participation in the Career Development Institute is a privilege and a responsibility, says Joseph R. Calabrese.

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Good Mentors Share Resources, Opportunities, and Time

Andrew A. Nierenberg talks about the qualities to look for in a mentor.

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Guidelines for a Good Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Natalie L. Rasgon encourages mentees to be proactive in a mentoring situation.

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How to Be a Good Mentee

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia stresses that the mentor/mentee relationship is a two-way street.

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I Don't Do 'Feminist'

Reconciling feminist research methods with the rhetoric of research institutions sometimes requires reframing, suggests Barbara J. Guthrie.

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I Learned How to Think

Joe Price explains how his mentors were key to his career development.

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Interest-Focused Mentoring

Steven R. Lopez encourages students to think about 'fit' when choosing a mentor.

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Involving Students in Research

Eric A. Youngstrom highlights some challenges in employing students on research projects.

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It Pays Off

Persistence is the key to finding and retaining successful mentors, says Nalini Negi.

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Keep Learning Throughout Your Career

Discover why David J. Kupfer believes mentoring is important at all stages of your career.

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Keeping the Door Open

Having a positive impact involves making daily choices about commitments and activities, explains Darrell P. Wheeler.

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Lack of Leadership Training in Academia

Everyone needs some kind of support in order to become an effective leader, believes Jacqueline Resnick.

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Leaving the Nest

Helena Kraemer talks about when it's time to move on to a different mentor.

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Levels of Mentoring

David Klahr talks about various levels of structure and formality among mentoring approaches.

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Longitudinal Career Considerations

Find a good mentor and find a good project, advises Mark S. Bauer.

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Look at Both Style and Science

Susanne Ahmari lists a few things to consider when choosing a mentor.

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Look for a Mentor Who Will Invest Time

Douglas Kondo describes qualities to look for when selecting a mentor.

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Look to Role Models

Pay attention to how others manage and mentor, suggests Keith A. Trujillo.

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Matching Advice with Your Goals

Jodi M. Gonzalez talks about times when you may not want to follow your mentor's advice.

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Maximizing Your Academic Career Experience

Kiki D. Chang offers advice on making a life in academia as productive and enjoyable as possible.

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Menteeship Skills

Being a good mentee requires certain skills, states Harold Pincus.

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Mentor Diverse People

The responsibility of mentors, explains Margaret Beale Spencer, is to nurture the next generation of researchers.

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Mentoring Experience

Yonette Thomas describes her positive mentoring experiences and her own role as a mentor.

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Mentoring Is a Frame of Mind

John B. Reid talks about the challenges of being a mentor.

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Mentoring Researchers and Practitioners

Darrell P. Wheeler suggests that close work with data collection and analysis can help staff at all levels see research and practice as complementary.

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Mentoring Support Is Critical for K Award Success

Natalie L. Rasgon relates that evidence of strong mentoring is an important component of a K award application.

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Mentors Keep You Focused

Patricia Suppes emphasizes the importance of good mentorship.

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Mentors See Your Potential

Barbara J. Guthrie indicates that good mentors see the strengths and the weaknesses of their mentees.

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Mentors Should Model Ethical Behavior

Ask for ethics advice and share it, advises Celia B. Fisher.

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Mentors, Goals, and Early Publications

Gary S. Sachs recommends making mistakes early in your career, as they offer valuable lessons.

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Mentorship for Advanced Researchers

Steven R. Lopez discusses his experiences with mentorship.

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Mentorship in the Military

Her mentors emphasized the importance of leadership, says Jeannette South-Paul.

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Multidisciplinary Team Mentoring

Charles F. Reynolds III talks about what makes a good mentor.

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Multiple Access Points

Nalini Negi advises building a team of mentors who use different kinds of communication.

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Multiple Irons in the Fire

Samantha Meltzer-Brody talks about the importance of pursuing several different research interests at one time.

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Mutual Enthusiasm

Natalie L. Rasgon discusses the importance of chemistry between mentors and mentees.

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National Hispanic Science Network

Nalini Negi lauds the mentoring relationships developed in the National Hispanic Science Network.

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Out of the Nest

Megan R. Gunnar embarked on independent research when her mentor gave her the push she needed.

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Providing the Opportunity to be Productive

Paul A. Pilkonis shares his thoughts on supporting early-career researchers.

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Qualities of a Mentee

Hortensia Amaro describes what it takes to be a good mentee.

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Reaching Out for What You Want

Reaching out to mentors is vital, says Hilda M. Pantin.

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Seek Out Different Types of Mentors

Christina Mangurian encourages researchers to pursue relationships with mentors in a variety of career stages.

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Staying Connected

Margaret Beale Spencer observes that engaging in communities offers personal support and professional opportunity.

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Staying in the Game

There is more than one model of a successful work life, says Patricia Suppes.

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Supporting Cross-Racial Mentoring

Mentors can become better attuned to the challenges of being a researcher of color, states Vivian Tseng.

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Supporting Student Collaborations

Oscar A. Barbarin shares the joy of bringing international students together to do research.

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The Benefits of Mentorship

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia shares what he has gained from being a mentor to other researchers.

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The Importance of Having a Good Mentor

Joe Frascella emphasizes the importance of finding and building a relationship with a good mentor.

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The Interactive Approach

Teamwork is generative, explains Peter Salovey.

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The Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Robert C. Malenka and his former mentee, Karl Deisseroth, discuss the dynamics of their relationship and the mentor/mentee relationship in general.

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The Problem Isn't Necessarily You

Irwin Sandler talks about strategies to use when the mentoring relationship is not working.

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The Road Ahead

Patricia E. Molina says that mentors can offer encouragement and also an honest look at opportunity costs.

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Training the Next Generation

Deborah Beidel insists that trans-generational teamwork is an important part of collaborating.

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Treat Them as Family

Kenneth H. Rubin recommends fostering a non-competitive, supportive environment for students.

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Web-Based Networking

Social networking needs to cross generations, suggests David J. Kupfer.

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What Makes a Good Mentee

Patricia Suppes encourages her mentees to discover and pursue their own interests.

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When the Mentoring Relationship Isn't Working

Finding support when you want to change mentors is important, states Elwood L. Robinson.

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Word of Mouth

Andrew A. Nierenberg recommends strategies when looking for a good mentor.

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Working with Post-docs

John Landsverk explains why he enjoys mentoring people in the early stages of their careers.

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You Always Need a Mentor

Line-by-line analysis of grant proposals is expensive but invaluable, says F. Xavier Castellanos.

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You Never Outgrow the Need for Mentors

David Lewis believes you should be willing to learn from anyone who has something to teach you.

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