The Being an effective mentor for interns session aims at providing a safe space for academics and professionals (from companies, voluntary groups, NGOs, research group, etc.) to network and develop a common understanding of what it means to be a mentor and how to collaborate to support students in their internships.
The session is structured as a conversation in between participants can take up to 4 hours including a 30′ break. The length of the session depends on the size of the group and the rate of engagement. All print outs for these activities are available in the Download section.
Initiate an open discussion trying to reach a common definition for:
The following topics are taught to the participants:
Support slides can be found in the Download section.
Participants are split into teams of 2 or 3 and asked to:
The groups are then asked to find similarities and a differences in their experience and share them with the class.