Mentoring Resources

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2018 Mentor-Match Program Kickoff Handouts

Mentor Readiness Assessment

Mentee Readiness Assessment

Mentor/Mentee Goal Planning

Mentoring Partnership Agreement

Building the Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Fully Prepared to Lead Program Description

Mentor and Mentee Roles

“How to Be a Great Career Mentor in the Workplace”

“Ten Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Mentor”

“A Modern Mentor is a Listener, Too” SOURCE: (The New York Times June 5, 2010) accessed 8/4/15

BLOG: Center for Mentoring Excellence at covers a wide-variety of topics related to mentoring for both mentors and mentees.

Building and Developing Relationships

“20 Great Ideas for Work Mentoring Activities”

“12 Keys to Being a Super Mentee (the kind of mentee every mentor loves)”

“Top 10 Tips for being a Good Mentee”

“The Dos and Don’ts of Mentoring”

“What the Best Mentors Do”

Chapter 7 – “Mentoring Up”: Learning to Manage Your Mentoring Relationships, by Steven Paul Lee, Richard McGee, Christine Pfund, and Janet Branchaw, in the book, The Mentoring Continuum – From Graduate School through Tenure, edited by Glenn Wright. Copyright © 2015 The Graduate School Press of Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244.

“Listening is Never Easy! Mentor Exercise” SOURCE: (Davidson College) accessed 8/3/15 Full Mentoring Workbook (PDF).

“Creating a New Mindset” SOURCE: (Emelo, R. T+D. January 2011 p. 44-49) accessed 8/4/15

“Stages of a Mentoring Relationship” SOURCE: (Baylor University’s Community Mentoring for Adolescent Development 2004) accessed 8/4/15

“Making the most of mentors: A guide for mentees.” SOURCE: (Zerzan, J., Hess, R., Schur, E., Phillips, R., and Rigotti, N., Academic medicine: journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges., 02/2009; 84(1):140-4) accessed 8/4/15

BOOK SUGGESTION: Clutterbuck, D. and Ragins, B., (2002) Mentoring and Diversity: An International Perspective. Oxford: Elsevier. Some pages can be accessed here.

We also have copies available through the UW-System, for requesting these, please see

Closure of Relationship or What Next?

Multiple articles on tips for mentors and mentees are available from the Center for Mentoring Excellence at

One recommended article from this source is:

“Mentors: Preparing for Closure” SOURCE: (Zachary L. and Fischler L., (2009). The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 99-103.) accessed from UW-Research Mentoring website on 8/4/15

UW Madison Mentoring Community of Practice (CoP)

A UW-Madison community resource focused on mentoring programs, the practice of mentoring, and a forum for professional and personal growth.

To join the CoP, please send a blank message to

Other Resources

The ASMC also has a LinkedIn Group and a Facebook page. Please follow the committee there for the most recent updates and programs.

Other Background Info

In the fall of 2014, the Academic Staff Mentoring Committee distributed a web-based survey to solicit input from the academic staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as to what kinds of mentoring activities and supports would be of interest.

Mentoring Committee 2014 Survey Report