- Mentoring model from Columbia University’s Responsible Conduct of Research e-seminar series. Background text, definitions and examples, policy statements, interactive challenge question, case studies, video and expert commentary designed to provide for a thorough understanding of mentoring.
- Science Careers from the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences and the journal Science.
- Free online book: Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering, from the National Academy of Sciences.
- General mentoring resources from the University of Washington.
- Johnson, W. Brad (2007). On being a mentor: A guide for higher education faculty. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Addresses mentoring for undergraduates, graduate students and junior faculty.
Resources for chairs
- Material from the University of Minnesota Provost’s Department Chairs Leadership Program.
- Academic Advancement Network at Michigan State University.
- “Mentoring New Faculty: Advice to Department Chairs,” Marjorie Olmstead, University of Washington. Committee on the Status of Women in Physics Gazette, 13 (1), August 1993.
- Washington State University faculty mentoring.
- University of California, San Diego Faculty Mentoring Program.
- Faculty Mentoring Program (Word) from Iowa State University.
- University of Toronto Mentoring Program.
- Postdoc Mentoring Program (Word) at University of California, San Francisco.
- Free online book: Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisers, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies (2000), from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine.
Mentoring graduate students
- The Graduate College Mentoring Network fosters and promotes community-building initiatives, such as the SHADES cross-cultural and HUES LGBTQ+ mentoring programs; faculty mentoring resources; mentoring best practices; the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards; and much more.
Mentoring undergraduate students
- University of Washington: Mentoring undergraduate researchers: where to being? (PDF).
- From the Council on Undergraduate Research: Merkel, C. and Baker, S. (2002). How to Mentor Undergraduate Researchers.
Special issues for specific groups
- National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers.
- Penn State’s Commission for Women Mentoring Program.
- University of Wisconsin’s Women Faculty Mentoring Program.
- University of Dayton Women’s Center Mentoring Program.
- Recommendations for promoting success of women and minority new hires: Moody, J. (2004). Supporting Women and Minority Faculty. ACADEME, 90(1), 47-52.
- “Best and Worst Practices in Mentoring ‘Minority’ Faculty,” James B. Stewart, April 4, 2006, Penn State University Diversity Strategic Planning Workshop (PDF).
- “Mentoring and Diversity,” Dr. Linda Phillips-Jones, CCC/The Mentoring Group, on Emory University website.
Mentoring International Students
- Peer-to-peer mentoring programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Resources by academic field
- University of Michigan’s Engineering Mentoring Program.
- Mentoring Engineering Graduates, from the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations.
- Mentoring as Duty and Privilege from the Michigan Bar Journal. (PDF)
- The Importance of Mentoring from Law Practice Today and the American Bar Association.
- Mentoring program and resources from the District of Columbia Bar Association.
- “Mentors and Mentees: Structuring a Professional Relationship” from Jinfo. (PDF)
- A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health.
- Powerpoint presentation “Mentoring: Best Practices or Practicing What You Preach?” Joan Y. Reede MD, MPH, MS (PDF) from Harvard Medical School.
- UCLA School of Medicine Guidelines for Mentoring junior faculty. (Word)
- University of California, San Diego’s Preparing Future Physics Faculty Program.
- Institute of Physics, promoting physics, supporting physicists.
- American Psychological Association’s Centering on Mentoring.
- Links from the Association for Women in Science.