Finding Your Own Mentor is a six module e-course that will lead you through steps to determine who might be an effective mentor and the steps to start cultivating a mentoring relationship.
Finding Your Own Mentor is a Co-Curricular Record (CCR) eligible program.
Module 1: Introduction
- Be introduced to a “virtual peer mentor” who will guide you through the process
- Review the 6 sessions and how to navigate the online learning experience
Module 2: Finding Potential Mentors
- Create a list of potential mentors that you already know
- Learn to use other platforms to broaden your network
Module 3: Making the Connection
- Develop strategies to request informational interviews
- Learn some dos and don’ts about conducting informational interviews
Module 4: The Right Mentor for You
- Learn more about the role of the mentor and your role in the process
- Determine what mentor characteristics are most important to you
Module 5: Moving From Acquaintance to Mentor
- Learning strategies that will help you deepen your relationships with potential mentors
- Receive advice from mentors on Frequently Asked Questions
Module 6: Sustaining the Relationship
- Develop strategies to maximize your mentoring relationships
All undergraduate and graduate students
How The Program Works
Progress through six self-directed modules at your own pace and make sure to:
- Complete 80% of the activities in the modules.
- Complete the reflections on the CLNx Program Tracker to earn CCR recognition.
Find instructions on how to register on CLNx below Program Registration.
To register for this program:
- Log in to CLNx.
- Click on Programs in the menu on the left side of the screen.
- Click on Programs Overview.
- Select Program Registration.
- Enrol in Finding Your Own E-Mentor E-Course.
Also watch Using the CLNx: Register for programs.
For questions and registration support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Students Are Saying4 votes
I wanted to expand my network with amazing people that I can continually learn from and help out. I also wanted to have a strong support system, even better than the one I already have. I wanted their advice on my resume and how to meet other people, write a good personal statement, fully develop my skills, learn about opportunities to gain new skills, and be successful in reaching my goals.
Finding Your Own Mentor participant, 2020
I wanted to find a person who might have different perspectives in life, and broaden my horizons to look deeper into the people around me. I wanted to learn from every mentor I meet academically or socially, value each of their opinions and eventually find the best mode that I feel comfortable with.
Finding Your Own Mentor participant, 2021