How to be a Good Mentor or Protege

There are steps both mentors and proteges can take to make the mentoring relationship more profitable for the other person or in other words "to be a good mentor or protege."

Below and to the left are resources that will guide you to make the most of your role and allow the other person in the mentoring relationship fulfill their role (APS does not endorse or assume responsibility for the information posted on these web sites).

Resources from LifeSciTRC

Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering

Free guide offering helpful advice on how teachers, administrators, and career advisers in science and engineering can become better mentors to their students.

Chapter 5 - Mentoring and Being Mentored

In: Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty BWF/HHMI