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Mentoring Up: Learning to Manage Your Mentoring Relationships

Often mentees are passive in their relationships with mentors, leaving it up to the mentor to direct the relationship. "Mentoring up” is a concept that empowers mentees to be active participants in their mentoring relationships by shifting the emphasis from the mentors’ responsibilities in the mentor-mentee relationship to equal emphasis on the mentees’ contributions. This chapter on "Mentoring Up" from The Mentoring Continuum offers specific strategies that mentees can use to consciously contribute to and guide the mentoring relationship. 

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All Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Scholars
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