Making the most of your networks: working with a mentor

19 Feb - John Arbuthnott Building, 161 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RE, UK

About

About

Working with a mentor is a tried and tested way of developing and enhancing your career. This 90 minute session focuses on those benefits and how to access them, and is for anyone who would like to:

  • Hear about the benefits mentoring conversations can bring for career development;
  • Learn how to find, approach and work with a mentor productively;
  • Discuss and critique the skills of mentoring, and gain new ideas for working one to one with colleagues, that will also benefit your work with students.
© Kay Guccione

This session will be led by Dr Kay Guccione. Dr Guccione is a Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University and specialises in mentoring for academic development. Her research and blog investigate the doctoral student experience and supervisory practice, and she has published on trust, early supervisor development, the ‘value’ of the doctorate, and on supporting research writing through mentoring. Read her blog for more information about her work.

Programme

Programme

Working with a mentor is a tried and tested way of developing and enhancing your career. This 90 minute session focuses on those benefits and how to access them, and is for anyone who would like to:

  • Hear about the benefits mentoring conversations can bring for career development;
  • Learn how to find, approach and work with a mentor productively;
  • Discuss and critique the skills of mentoring, and gain new ideas for working one to one with colleagues, that will also benefit your work with students.
  • How the Society can help.
Registration

Registration

Places are limited for this FREE event. Please register today to avoid disappointment. Note: The Microbiology Society Roadshow event will take place shortly after this event. Please email getinvolved@microbiologysociety.org to register for this and the Roadshow event.