Principal Investigators Association

The Mentor-Mentee Relationship in the Modern Lab: Top Mentee Qualities Revealed + Free Webinar MP4

The mentor-mentee relationship must be strong and transparent to effectively accomplish the important tasks and objectives of the modern research lab. So how can the mentor and mentee accomplish a great relationship while getting other important tasks and research objectives accomplished? This is a two-way relationship, and each party needs to understand what is required of one another in order to succeed.
Mentees face an interesting challenge: developing strong working relationships with their mentor through open and honest communications while not sacrificing essential attention to normal tasks. In order for this relationship to really work, planning, discipline and strong communications are a must. This insightful Webinar will address tips and techniques that all mentors and mentees can employ to manage good relationships in everyday lab settings.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Time management of the mentor-mentee relationship during a busy time.
  • Meeting the challenge of making every meeting open, honest, and effective.
  • Five Communications qualities every
    mentee should develop.
  • Tips to growing an effective mentor-
    mentee relationship.

 Who Should Attend:

  • All PIs and researchers who want to enrich their new or seasoned mentor-mentee relationship.  
  • This Webinar will provide effective guidelines for newer mentees as they begin thinking about starting and strengthening a relationship with their mentor.

Rick Parmely Rick Parmely. After teaching undergraduate chemistry at West Point and Juniata College, Rick joined Restek in 1997 and currently directs their technical education program. He teaches chemistry and separation science theory through the Restek Learning Network (RLN), and coaches other RLN instructors in public speaking. He taught Public Speaking to doctoral and post-doctoral students at Yale, Columbia, and Rockefeller Universities, as part of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program. Recently, Rick presented a full-day, communications workshop at The Pittsburgh Conference. With over 30 years of teaching experience, Rick has taught science and communications courses to widely diverse audiences, including NATO officials, technicians at the U.N. Pesticides Laboratory in Austria, and scientists at the University of Nairobi, Penn State University and UPenn.


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BONUS! Order today and you will also receive the 60-minute Webinar entitled “The Mentoring Relationship: What a Good Mentor Should Know, What the Mentee Should Anticipate” in MP4 format with your purchase (a $179 value, yours free).
*Please note: Each format includes the presentation handouts in PDF. CDs are mailed within 48 hours. A link to the MP4/ PDF Transcript is available immediately after purchase.

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This Webinar presentation is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The presentation, tools presented and their contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nor are they endorsed by this agency. All views expressed are those personally held by the presenter and are not official government policies or opinions.


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