- Encourage and demonstrate confidence in your mentee.
- Recognize your mentee as an individual with a private life and value her/him as a person.
- Ensure a positive and supportive professional environment for your mentee.
- Do not deny your own knowledge and experiential limitations
- Be liberal and constructive with feedback
- Encourage independent behavior, but be willing to invest ample time in your mentee.
- Provide accessibility and exposure for your mentee within your own professional circle both within and outside of the immediate university circle
- Sets appropriate boundaries in terms of professional behaviors, expectations, and time for the mentor/mentee relationship.
Adapted from Emory University and Tulane University