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Mentoring Program

EOPH Mentoring Program

"Participating in the mentoring program helped me network and meet leaders in the EOPH field. My mentor introduced me to many of his colleagues at the assembly meeting, which gave me, a graduate student, the opportunity to interact with experienced researchers." - Claire McCarthy

Goals

  1. Support junior faculty and trainees through individualized mentorship.
  2. Increase junior faculty and trainee participation in the EOPH Assembly.

Expectations for Mentors

  1. Introduce yourself and start a dialog with the assigned mentee by virtual or digital means. Email CV to the mentee.
  2. Identify goals for the relationship.*
  3. Arrange a virtual meeting and advise on the mentee's short- and long-term goals and assist in strategizing to achieve these goals.
  4. Stay in touch with the mentee periodically throughout the year (if mutually agreed upon).

Expectations for Mentees

  1. Introduce yourself and start a dialog with your assigned mentor by virtual or digital means. Email CV to mentor.
  2. Share short and long-term goals with the mentor.
  3. Arrange for a digital/virtual meeting at a time that works for both. Be proactive about communication, while being considerate of your mentor's time
  4. Be specific about expectations for the relationship.

*Note: Because every mentor-mentee pair is unique based on each person's experience, personality and professional development track, it might be helpful to suggest a trial period in which both parties can assess whether the mentoring relationship is working.

To view a mentorship success story, click here.

If you would like to participate in our mentoring program, sign up below.