We will discuss the classical definition of Advisor and Mentor. The distinctions between the two will be explicitly highlighted. Strategies for choosing advisors and mentors will be presented and the responsibilities each, and of the student, will be discussed.
Target audience: Natural/Biological/Biomedical Science Students
Objective 1: Understand the differences between advisors and mentors
Objective 2: Develop strategies to find effective mentoring
Objective 3: Learn how to be mentored
Format: Workshop, 2/3 interactive discussion and roundtable