Mentoring up: Proactively Manage Your Relationship with Your Research Mentor By Assessing and Applying Your Communication Strengths

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
LACC 306AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Steve Lee, PhD, Graduate Diversity Officer for the STEM Disciplines, University of California, Davis

Description: Learn how to “mentor up,” where you proactively manage your relationship with your research mentor by assessing your communication strengths and applying them strategically. Critical skills from the business world’s concept of “managing up” is adapted into “mentoring up” in the academic world, using research and evidence-based approaches.