Post-ac, Alt-ac, and Academic Mentorship Resources
Resources for interdisciplinary scholars who mentor others and who are looking for mentors for their own careers within and beyond the academy
How to find the right dissertation committee members and advisors for your grad school experience and how to work with them well once you do.
Learn how to foster intellectual community in academic workplaces using reading and writing groups, engaging mentorship, and other strategies.
Being a good mentee doesn't just mean saying yes all the time or following every piece of advice. Learn how to keep your academic mentoring relationships strong over the long term.
Non-academic mentors bring a wealth of career expertise and life advice. Here's how to build and nurture those relationships regardless of your career path.
Mentoring students pursuing non-academic careers is both possible and vital even if you don't have any experience beyond the academy yourself. Here's how to get them what they need.
Help navigating academic politics for new and contingent faculty, including finding allies, trusting colleagues, and knowing when (and how) to stay out of it.
Kate Drabinski discusses carving a unique path from within the one you're on, biking as an act of bonding, and resisting the urge to hide behind being busy.
Terry K. Park talks about on building community through careful listening, and how good mentorship is driven by patience and compassion—on both sides.
Cathy Hannabach on the value of collaboration, holistic mentoring, and how she helps mentees figure out what they really want out of a career.