Monthly Archives: June 2013

Three strategies for connecting with would-be mentors

The first step to a fruitful mentoring relationship is recognizing its potential value. Now that you’ve done that, think about how to reach out to would-be mentors. These three strategies should help get you started. Impress, then request. The easiest … Read More »

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Mentoring: what is it good for?

Good mentoring relationships should be a two-way street in that both mentees and mentors should gain from their interactions. How does mentoring benefit you?

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How many mentors do you have?

Do you sometimes experience “Mentoring Prince(ss) Charming Syndrome (MPCS)?” It’s the notion that one person can and will address all of your career concerns. Avoid MPCS by taking the time to outline your top two or three career priorities for the year. … Read More »

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What is a mentor?

Mentors come in all shapes and sizes and fulfill diverse sets of needs.                                   What is your definition of a mentor?

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Marketing for Scientists Workshop

Join us for a special career development workshop presented by Marc Kuchner, Astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and career consultant. June 19, 2013 Building 240, Room 1416 1:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. The workshop will introduce scientists to fundamental … Read More »

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