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In keeping with our mission to develop underrepresented students into outstanding leaders and role models in academia, business, and the public sector we are providing resources that will help our community to achieve its goals.  This page provides information and articles to help make informed decisions. 

Articles you will find below:

  • Mentoring
  • Being a Mentee
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Post Baccalaureate
  • Career
  • Teaching

Full downloadable versions of the Mentor guides are available below.

The complete mentoring guides can be downloaded here.

Guide to Being a Proactive Mentee
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What is a Mentor?
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Who is a Mentor?
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What You Should Expect from a Good Mentor in a Summer Research Program
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Mentoring Up: How to be a Proactive Mentee in a Summer Research Program
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Virtual Conference on Mentoring Resources (Thrive Mosaic & More)
Proactive Mentee: Before, During, and After Your Summer Research Experience
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Getting to Know Your Mentor
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Getting to Know Your Project and Other Mentors
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Setting Expectations With Your Mentor
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The Mentoring Team at Your Summer Research Site
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Preparing for the LANS with Your Mentor(s)
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What to do When There’s a Problem with Your Mentoring Relationship
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Keep your mentor up to date on your research and professional development
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How to integrate your summer research mentor(s) with your mentoring team at your home institution
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Utilizing your network when applying to graduate school
Guide to Being a Proactive Mentor to Undergraduates
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Mentoring Undergraduates in a Virtual Summer Research and Professional Development Program
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The Leadership Alliance Commitment to Outstanding Mentorship
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The Benefits of Mentoring
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The Responsibilities of Mentoring
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The Requirements of Mentoring
Thrive Mentoring (Dr. Robbin Chapman)
Working With Your Mentee: Before, During and After Their Summer Research Experience
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Mentoring Before the Program Begins
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Clarifying and Aligning Expectations
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Project Fit
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Managing Logistics
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Mentoring During the Summer Program
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Mentoring During the First Week
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Establishing Open and Durable Lines of Communication
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Moving from Onboarding to Independence
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Modeling and Mentoring the Life of a Researcher
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The Emotional Health of Your Mentee
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Mentoring Toward the Virtual Leadership Alliance National Symposium (VLANS)
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Offboarding and Mentoring After the Research Experience
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Presenting at Conferences
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Speaker Series
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Teaching and Course Development
Unconscious Bias
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Unconscious Bias Reading list
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Post-baccalaureate Programs
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Tips for Applying to Graduate School
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Getting Published
Graduate Student
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Thriving In Graduate School
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Dissertation/Thesis Writing
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Career Planning
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Professional Development
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Gear up for the job market with resources from Leadership Alliance Partners
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Job Market Materials
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The Job Search