Teaching and Mentoring

Teaching and Mentoring are essential professional skills that will serve you far beyond the classroom.

Effective teaching and mentoring requires more than simply extensive knowledge or expertise in a given subject area. The resources accessible through this page will help you develop the skills to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with people of different educational, cultural, or linguistic backgrounds.
  • Build long-lasting relationship with colleagues and co-workers to create a vibrant learning community.
  • Foster and cultivate new leadership.
  • Grow your organization’s capacity for innovation and independent problem-solving.

Mentoring is rooted in relationships – a way to increase capacity for leadership, innovation, and independent problem solving.

See the resources below to help you develop skills as a teacher and mentor.

Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning: Teaching Workshops

Graduate & Postdoc Teaching Workshops

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2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

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**Due to student requests, we have decided to extend our application deadline through 11:59pm on Sunday, March 7!  See below for all 3MT rules and resources that can help you prepare you 3MT presentation!**

Do you have difficulty explaining your …

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Careers in Teaching

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Know the basics: Certification

Individuals interested in teaching need at minimum, a bachelor’s degree coupled with appropriate teaching certification, through a traditional education program or via alternative route certification program, in order to teach within a public school. For those …

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Bain & Company 2021 ADvantage Program Seeks Applicants

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ADvantage is a highly selective, week-long internship designed for advanced degree candidates that are seeking an immersion into life at Bain and exposure to a career in consulting.

​This program includes a full day of training followed by 3 to …

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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists

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There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

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5 Reasons To Start Your STEM Career As A Teacher At Success Academy

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When you’re starting a career, a STEM degree is a valuable thing to have. Recruiters from all types of industries and universities are interested in people like you. But it’s important to ask more than just, “What can I do?”

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