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Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships

A Handbook for Women in STEM

Dean, Donna J.


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  • Provides a quick yet structured guide to mentoring
  • Includes a handy resource guide for quick reference
  • Is the most comprehensive handbook catered to women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Mentorship practice has been part of the human experience since the Golden Age of Greece. Engaging with a mentor as a way to learn and achieve one's full potential is an ancient and respected practice. Getting the Most out of your Mentoring Relationships  overviews and gives perspectives on a variety of topics and issues relating to being mentored in the diverse fields encompassed by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are laid out in an easy-to-scan format. This book is meant to serve as a handbook in times of need when a few moments of reflection and perspective would be highly useful.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Academia - Industry - Mentoring - Relationships - STEM - Women - dynamics

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Learning & Instruction - Life Sciences

Table of contents 

How to Use This Guide.- What Is Mentoring?.- Preparing to be Mentored.- Mentoring Relationships.- Changing Dynamics, Changing Needs.- Career and Life Transitions.- Navigating Interpersonal Contexts.- Starting Out with the Right Education.- Moving Toward Career Success.- Voices of Experience.- Provocative Thoughts for a Better Future.- Resources.

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