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Excellence in Mentoring Initiative

Mentoring is a one-on-one relationship between an experienced professional (mentor) who shares their knowledge, skills and experience with a less experienced professional (mentee) to support their academic and career progression. At Northwestern, faculty mentors play a crucial role in the success of graduate students, other faculty, and post-doctoral fellows. In addition, pre- and post-docs learn from their mentors how to mentor others, and participate in a “mentoring chain” that incorporates undergraduates, master’s students, and earlier-career doctoral students.

Learn more about The Excellence in Mentoring Initiative here.