Becoming better mentors through workshop series

Lauren Genova talking to other future faculty at an event

Graduate student Lauren Genova talking with other future faculty about assessing student learning at an event

November 4, 2019 

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars work hard to perfect curricula vitae, teaching and research statements, and cover letters as they look toward academic careers. At Cornell, many seek out additional opportunities to develop their teaching, mentoring, and communication skills. One such opportunity focused on close interaction with research students is Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career.

This spring workshop series helps a cohort of graduate students and postdocs develop effective communication and mentorship skills for working with undergraduates, graduate students, technicians, and postdoctoral researchers. By the end of the series, participants gain confidence and knowledge essential to not only successful academic careers, but their current roles as well.

Read full article by Katya Hrichak on Graduate School site