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Mentoring - Mentoring Resources Fall 2013

If you missed the mentoring workshops on Sept 9 & 10 but would like to engage a mentor or share your experience with junior faculty – it’s not too late! 

Check out the links below, and consider joining our program. It’s a SMALL commitment that offers BIG rewards. 

Faculty Mentoring Overview (PDF)  Read about the benefits of mentoring for mentors, mentees, and the university.

Common Mentoring Norms (PDF) – Tips for mentors and mentees to follow in building a successful relationship

Accountability in Mentoring (PDF – Use this checklist to evaluate your mentoring relationship and plan future discussions.

Develop a New Faculty Mentoring Plan (PDF) – This guideline will help you structure your relationship by outlining the questions a UMaine mentoring plan should address.

Mentoring Partnership Agreement (PDF) – Discuss the parameters of your mentoring relationship by defining your expectations.

Build Active Listening Skills (PDF) – Try this exercise which is designed to enhance understanding of conversation dynamics, and to build essential listening skills.

Mentoring in a Can (PDF) – Not sure what to talk about? Mentoring in a Can provides suggested topics with helpful strategies, good advice, and resources for further reading.





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