Mentoring Program

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Nursing Mentorship Progam

Expectations for Mentors

The key role of the mentor is provide guidance for the mentee's professional development, and career advice. In addition, the role of the mentor is to aid the mentee to explore the available research opportunities. The official mentorship relationship is limited to emails prior and meetings during the international conference. Any additional mentorship is at the discretion of the mentor.
Mentors:

  • Assist in developing the mentee's short- and long- term goals and set a clear timeline for achieving these goals. Examples of goals may be abstract or grant submissions.
  • Offer advice in practice, research, or academia, or specialty area; and provide constructive feedback.
  • Establish a strategy for the mentee's career development.
  • Arrange a time to meet with the mentee during the conference.

Expectations for Mentees

  • Mentees are required to attend the international conference in order to participate in the mentoring program.
  • It is the responsibility of the mentee to contact the mentor prior to the international conference to make an appointment to meet during the conference.
  • Mentee should identify developmental needs and set development goals prior to the meeting.
  • Prior to meeting with your mentor, write down three things that you would like to achieve through mentoring.
  • You should also write down three things that you would like your mentor to offer as a part of the relationship.
  • Prepare a short bio, resume or CV to share with your mentor when you first meet.

Note: The official mentorship relationship is limited to emails prior and meetings during the international conference. Any additional mentorship is at the discretion of the mentor.

If you would like to participate in our mentoring program, sign up below. Please note that our mentoring program is currently offerred solely to ATS International Conference attendees.

Last Reviewed: November 2018