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RCR Forum: Moving from Mentee to Mentor (GS 716.03)

Thursday, March 17, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Congratulations! You are finishing your PhD or postdoctoral research and hoping to secure a faculty or industry position soon! You feel confident about your research, but you may have questions about building your lab personnel. How do you figure out whom to hire? How do you set up productive, working relationships with your mentees from the beginning? How can you give feedback? In this interactive session, discover how to successfully move from mentee to mentor. This workshop is highly interactive and attendees should be prepared to actively participate on camera.

Workshop size is limited to 25 participants to facilitate small group discussion. Because space is limited, please do not register unless you are sure you can attend. Zoom meeting details will be shared with confirmed registrants.

Melissa Segal, LCSWMelissa Segal, LCSW, is CEO of InterHuman Solutions and a licensed clinical social worker who has provided individual, couples, and family counseling; facilitated a variety of support and educational groups; and implemented professional development and training.

This event is part of the Mentoring and Communication Series co-sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Contact the professional development team at

Participation in this forum earns 2 RCR credits for graduate students. Note that you will not receive credit if you arrive for this event late or leave early. For questions regarding RCR credit, contact Dr. Hugh Crumley, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at

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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Teaching and Mentoring
  • Core Competencies
  • Responsible Conduct of Research