The Mentor Plan is designed to help you find a mentor and take initial steps developing relationship(s) with your mentor(s). 

Mentorship in two parts

NOTE: you only need to complete one of the mentor plans (part 2a or 2b, not both).  Choose based on your current relationship(s) with your mentor figure(s).

Resources for finding and connecting with a mentor

How to Get the Mentoring You Want:  A Guide for Graduate Students


Mentor/Mentee Expectations

Mentor Ideas from Duke University 



Finding a Mentor

Mentor Resources

How to Get the Mentoring That You Want (University of Michigan)

Graduate Student Success (Duke University)

Mentoring- A guide for students

Building Successful Mentoring Relationships (Emory University)

Graduate Mentoring Book (University Lincoln Nebraska)

Mentoring Guides for Students (University of Washington) 


For the Mentor

How to mentor graduate students (Rackham University)

Mentoring (Duke University)

Building Successful Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring (University Lincoln Nebraska)

Nature's Guide for Mentors

Mentoring Resources- Selection Phase (University Wisconsin-Madison)


Mentor Meetings

Planning for and Defining a Mentoring Relationship

Mentoring Activities and Topics

Mentoring Checklist