Faculty Research Mentor Training

Upcoming Workshops:
Interested in bringing Research Mentor Training to your program or department? Fill out this interest form or contact Amber Smith (amber.smith@wisc.edu) to learn about workshop offerings.

Mentor training can make the difference between a mutually beneficial, productive mentoring relationship and one that is draining for the mentor and discouraging for the mentee.

This seminar will help you:

  • Explore mentoring strategies through case studies, discussions, readings
  • Develop a mentor-mentee agreement
  • Learn helpful time-management strategies
  • Discuss mentoring issues as they come up
  • Collaborate and problem-solve with a group of peers
  • Reflect on your mentoring philosophy


Amber Smith

Credentials: Ph.D.

Position title: Associate Director of WISCIENCE, Director of Research Mentor and Mentee Training

Email: amber.smith@wisc.edu