“It is very beneficial to have an experienced sounding board in a similar program, but outside of my own department.”

 

Research-Supported Benefits for Mentoring:

  • Career advancement, including increased productivity and faster promotion rate
  • Opportunities to develop new networks and collaborations
  • Feelings of personal satisfaction
  • More positive work attitudes, including increased job satisfaction
  • Increased ability to obtain resources
  • Opportunities for visibility and recognition

 “I feel good knowing someone is ‘out there’ with my interests in mind.”

“I enjoyed getting away from my day-to-day and traveling to a restaurant to connect.   It was great to have a relaxing lunch with another young professional.”