Resources for Programs and Mentors
There are many resources for mentors and for programs to train their mentors. Here are a few that may assist new programs and mentors:
NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium: PD Guide for Mentor Orientation & Training
Mentor: The National Mentoring Partnership: Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program: Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists
Act for Youth: Positive Youth Development Resource Manual
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning: https://www.cirtl.net/
Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research: Training Materials
Dr. Cathy Savage-Dunn: Impacting High School Students As a Science Mentor
Dr. Cathy Savage-Dunn, mentor in CUNY College Now’s STEM Research Academy, discusses the impact that authentic science research experiences has on high school students and why it’s great to have them in the lab. The STEM Research Academy is part of the NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium.
Dr. Sara Ruane: Growing as a Scientist and Mentor
Dr. Sara Ruane, mentor in the American Museum of Natural History’s Science Research Mentoring Program, discusses the importance of being a mentor to high school students, and how it has helped her grow as a scientist. The Science Research Mentoring Program is part of the NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium.