The following resources are curated for NBB mentors to advance their skills in leadership, communication, and mentorship.

Upcoming Events

Center for Teaching and Learning

Looking for ways to increase student engagement in your face-to-face or online classroom? In this four-day immersive online experience, Columbia and affiliate faculty will explore the purposes and benefits of active learning and learn how to apply these research-based practices by developing their own active and learner-centered (face-to-face or online) course units.

Mentoring resources

Advancing Mentorship Practices from Columbia's Center for Teaching and Learning.

Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) Provides extensive resources for career development, culturally aware mentoring, mentoring in the age of COVID and much more. A first stop for mentoring resources and training materials.

National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Provides a range of mentoring resources for mentors of all stages.

Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring 101

For Research Mentors of Graduate Students, Fellows, and Early-Career Faculty. Approximately 2 hours in length. Requires setting up account at University of Minnesota.

Entering Mentoring: Assessing Understanding

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 4:00pm - 5:00 pm

Learn ways to assess your mentee’s understanding of the discipline, especially of core research concepts,  part of the series for research faculty mentors led by CTL.

This is an anonymous survey created by Dr. Leslie Vosshall (Rockefeller/HHMI) to capture candid feedback on the climate, organization, and science in a scientific laboratory. The goal is to identify issues in the lab that the lab head can work with members to address to improve lab culture.