Introduction to mentoring
Mentors learn about the importance of training, the benefits of mentoring for mentees, and the importance of fulfilling the minimum commitments and requirements of the mentoring program.
Introduction to STEM mentoring
Mentors learn about what makes STEM mentoring effective and the common barriers to the recruitment and retention of young people in STEM careers.
Motivations for being a STEM mentor
Mentors reflect on their own motivations for being a STEM mentor and consider how those motivations may differ from the goals of their mentees as well as how to manage those differences to have an effective relationship.
Mentors learn to identify the positive and realistic expectations they should have for being a STEM mentor.
Roles mentors should play
Mentors will understand the essential roles a mentor plays in the life of a mentee.
Navigating roles and boundaries
Mentors learn about the importance of maintaining boundaries in the mentoring relationship and how they can promote healthy, safe, and close relationships.