Mentoring student training 2010

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  • JEN
  • JAMIL Student Handbook Reference Page 8-9 Really important that the student take some initiative and have some ideas about what they would like to learn
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  • JEN After activity - preface next slide: What do you want to get out of the program? Take 3 examples and then advance to next slide.
  • JEN I would like to go on vacation I would like to go somewhere hot I would like to go to the beach “ What would you like to get out of this mentoring program?” What kind of information and advice are you most interested in?


  • 1. Mentoring
  • 2. Agenda
  • 3. Values
  • 4. Values activity
    • In smaller groups of 4
      • Define the value
      • Discuss the impact of the absence of this value
  • 5. First Date Deal Breakers
    • What is unacceptable behaviour on a first date or early in a relationship?
    • Talk about the ex
    • Cell phone ringing all the time
    • Don’t know what they want to do for date
    • Don’t call you back
    • Inappropriate dress/hygiene
    • Unclear expectations
  • 6. Cultivating a Good Mentoring Relationship
  • 7. Handshake Demonstrations
    • Cold Fish
    • Bonecrusher
    • Hygiene Freak
    • Professional Handshake
    • The Pocket Move
  • 8. 30 Second Introduction
    • N - name
    • A – academic background
    • M - motivation
    • E – enquire about them
  • 9. Drilling Deeper with Questions
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  • 13. Reminder
    • Choose an email address that is professional and appropriate
    • Review your facebook privacy settings
    • Review your twitter feed and settings
    • Try google or to look at your online image
    • How to:
  • 14. Your mentor needs some direction from you…
  • 15. Your Learning Objectives
    • Answer these questions with your mentee
      • What motivated you to join the program?
      • What experience(s) or information are you hoping to find?
      • How will you do that?
    • Take notes of your key ideas
  • 16. How we learn skills and ideas
  • 17. Verbs to write Learning Objectives Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evaluation Interpret, justify, decide, criticize, judge, solve, rate, assess Predict, create, invent, produce, modify, design, develop Study, combine, detect, examine, inspect, compare, analyze Try, perform, practice, build, report, draw, construct, adapt Summarize, demonstrate, explain, discuss, reword, paraphrase Tell, show, list, locate, define, recall
  • 18. Mentor- Memorable Moments
    • I am so proud of my mentee! Our goal for the year was to help her get research experience, so we did some CV work, talked about what kind of experiences she would like to gain, how to look for jobs and how to interview. In the end she was offered a position with a high profile researcher and a research scholarship.
  • 19. Onus is on you
    • My mentee was not prepared and had no goals with respect to what she wanted to learn from this experience. I found the student very difficult to mentor!
    • My mentee was receptive to new suggestions and ideas and was very proactive, which helped make mentoring easier.
  • 20. Tracking Your Success
  • 21. Kick-off Event: “Meet Your Mentor”
    • When? Tuesday, October 19 th , 6:30 pm
    • Where? Thea Korener Grad Ballroom
    • Who? Mentees and mentors
    • Why? Meet your mentor!