skip to primary navigationskip to content

Mentor Form


  • Meetings are regular rather than as required (4-6 times a year)
  • Meetings generally last at least 30 minutes (but not too long so no more than 60 minutes!)
  • Mentee is responsible for scheduling meetings
  • Mentee sets the agenda
  • Meetings should ideally be on neutral ground  (not always possible)
  • Focus is on building the mentee’s problem solving/self-efficacy skills, exploring solutions rather than advice/solutions
  • Either might prepare a summary, for their own use, which details the main issues and agreed actions

Information submitted will be treated as CONFIDENTIAL

Mentoring Topics  
The minimum requirement for your mentoring meetings is 4 (~1 hr) sessions in a 7-12 month period. Can you commit to this time?  

Enter the word

The information given on this form is solely for use in the Mentoring Programme matching process.  It will be seen by the programme coordinator and a copy will be given to the mentee we match you with. You will receive a copy of their mentee details form.

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

Postdoc Business Plan Competition 2017 Grand Finale

Nov 02, 2017

The Theatre, Peterhouse, Cambridge

Getting Connected: Induction Event for Postdoctoral Research Staff

Nov 15, 2017

The Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, 105 Eddington Place, Cambridge, CB3 1AS

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme 2017-8

Oct 17, 2017

The Early Career Researcher Programme at the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is designed to provide skill development and support to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers within an interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment.

Women in STEM2D Scholars Award Program - apply by Friday 13 October

Oct 10, 2017

Johnson & Johnson has launched it's WiSTEM2D Scholars Program, an award to support women pursuing research in STEM2D disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design).

View all news