Mentoring Graduate Students: Old & New Challenges

Thu, Sep. 06, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Room 233B, the HUB-Robeson Center

This interactive workshop is designed to give first, second or third year faculty who advise graduate students a framework for thinking about mentorship and the unique relationships that mentoring graduate students provides. At this event, faculty members who have been recognized for their successful mentorship will provide best practices for every stage of the mentorship process—from selection to career placement. Representing a wide variety of disciplines, the faculty will share their own insights into creating a productive, positive mentoring relationship.

Registration is free and will be limited to 40 participants. We will maintain a waitlist for spaces that may open after registration closes or for future workshops.  Faculty entering their first, second, or third year at Penn State with a tenure track position. 

REGISTER NOW for Mentoring Graduate Students!

Date & Time: Thursday, September 6 from 12:30-4:00 PM in Room 233B, the HUB-Robeson Center. Refreshments will be provided. 

Co-sponsored by the:

  • Office for Research Protections,
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Upon completion, participants will receive:

  • a copy of the book, On Being a Mentor by W. Brad Johnson
  • completion of SARI requirements for new faculty
  • a letter from the Vice President and Associate Vice President for Research acknowledging the completion of your workshop

Please contact the Office for Research Protections ( or 814-863-1441) if you have any questions.