CALL FOR VIDEOS: Tell Us About Your LSAMP Mentoring Experiences

Categories: Mentoring

Date: 10/30/2020

POSTED ON BEHALF OF THE LS-PAC MODELS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Submission deadline is October 30th Many of us have had mentors who had a tremendous influence on our lives and careers, and without whose guidance we would not be where we are today. The LS-PAC MODELS Center, one of the six Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence, is producing a short video about how mentoring has impacted those in the LSAMP community. If you are a current or former LSAMP student, Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) fellow, or have served as a mentor to LSAMP or BD students, we would love to hear from you!

We are currently seeking short video submissions from both students and mentors in the LSAMP community. To participate in this project, all you need to do is upload a brief, 1-3 minute video clip (preferably taken with your smartphone) of yourself answering the questions below to the Box link here. This video will be posted on the LS-PAC MODELS website.

Directions for Video Submission: 1. Record a short video (either with your smartphone, tablet, or computer) of yourself answering the questions below. If you are a current or former LSAMP or BD student, please answer the questions under “Mentees.” If you are someone who has served as a mentor to LSAMP or BD students, please answer the questions under “Mentors.” 2. Upload your video clip to the following link: https://lsu.app.box.com/f/b16bd152b66d4106904215c4a7abc225. To submit your video, either drag and drop it from your computer to the webpage or click "Select Files" and choose the file you would like to upload. Then click "Submit."

Questions for Mentees (Current or Former Students) 1. Why is mentorship important to you? 2. What are the qualities of your ideal mentor? 3. How have your relationships with your mentors benefitted you? (You can choose to focus on multiple mentors, or one specific mentor who had a large impact on your success). 4. Can you tell us something that one of your mentors did that still sticks with you to this day? 5. As a mentee, what would you say is the most important thing for mentors to know? 6. What would you say to students who do not have a mentor?

Questions for Mentors 1. Why is mentorship important to you? 2. What do your mentees mean to you? 3. How have your own mentor(s) impacted your career? (You can choose to focus on multiple mentors, or one specific mentor who had a large impact on your success). 4. What are the key principles that guide your mentoring style? 5. As a mentor, what would you say is the most important thing for other mentors to know? 6. What would you say is the most important thing for mentees to know? 7. What has been the greatest lesson your mentee(s) have taught you along the way?

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Robert Markle, LS-PAC MODELS Program Manager, at rmarkle1@lsu.edu.


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