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Happy Summer to all our Mentors!

Thank you for supporting the Mentoring Across McGill Program during this last academic year. Your generous and thoughtful participation allows us to keep the program running. We hope that you’ve been able to connect with your mentee(s) and that you’re enjoying the experience.

The end of term doesn’t have to mean the end of your mentorship! Mentors and mentees are free to continue their mentorship for as long as they both agree to. It’s up to you! Check out our FAQ for Mentors for more details on this and other common mentoring questions.

Other questions? Feedback? Just undergrad [dot] mentoring [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email )us! We’re always looking to improve our program and would love to hear from you.

We look forward to reconnecting with you in Fall 2016!


 

 

“Mentor and coach others whenever you can. Your teaching will deepen your own learning."

--- Lee J. Colan

 Before you Sign Up...

  1. Take a moment to scan the Mentoring Guidelines and Commitment and the First Meeting Checklist, so you can get a sense of what being a Mentor entails.
  2. Consider whether there is any additional information that you would like to include about yourself to help us assign a Mentee for you. There is an appropriate space for this on the Faculty/Staff and Graduate Student Mentor Application Forms. This information will remain confidential. We ask because potential Mentees may ask us to  take into account, if possible, certain factors when assigning a Mentor. These may include, but are not limited to, gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnic identity, religion, First Nations, Inuit or Métis identity, ability, and socioeconomic situation.
  3. As you know, McGill has a variety of services for students, including ones that provide academic advising, tutoring, career advice, counselling, healthcare, and assistance with University dispute resolution.  Although discussions of these topics can be part of the mentoring relationship, a mentorship cannot replace any of these services (e.g., essay proofreading, medical note writing, dispute intervention, etc). Links to useful McGill services for students are available here.