Posts Tagged ‘Council on Undergraduate Research’

The mentoring that I received as an undergraduate paved the way for my entrance to grad school and my future research. The Council on Undergraduate Research has a publication devoted to the topic of mentoring undergraduate researchers, summarized at the Undergraduate Research Laboratory. Among the suggestions:

  • Actively recruit students
  • Work on numerous projects together
  • Recognizing your limitations as a mentor

None of these are groundbreaking, but they may be particularly helpful for assistant professors who are just starting out and do not have a large number of students that they would be interested in working with.

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