Adviser, Teacher, Role-Model, Friend: On being a mentor to students in science and engineering
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine 1997 National Academy Press
This guide for faculty members, teachers, administrators, and others who advise and mentor students of science and engineering attempts to summarize features that are commonly found in successful mentoring relationships. Its goal is to encourage mentoring habits that are in the best interests of both parties in the relationship. While this guide is meant for mentoring students in science and engineering, most of it is widely applicable to mentoring in any field.