Mentoring & Advising Graduate Students
- How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty
- Best Practices for Advising Graduate Assistants
- Writing Programs and Support
National Mentor Research Network (NRMN)
- It is free to join.
- NRMN also provides an online, self-paced course that is free https://www.ctsi.umn.edu/education-and-training/mentoring/mentor-training Individual faculty can go through this, or they could discuss the material as a group
- This book takes a very student-centered approach to advising graduate students, with chapters ranging from 1st meetings to supporting students’ career goals. It has the overall philosophy that we can all improve our graduate advising. http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo14762685.html It costs < $20/copy.
Video Presentation: Supporting Graduate Students in Distress
- Watch a presentation from ISU Student Counseling Services about promoting positive mental health and building a community of care for graduate students.
- As a graduate faculty member, the relationships you have with your graduate students are critical to their success at Iowa State. The Graduate College wants to help ensure that you and any graduate students you supervise share the same expectations about academic goals, communication, assistantships, and more. Please review this list of topics and discuss them with your graduate students as early as possible.