Training

CIMER Master Facilitators can provide trainings for individuals, institutions, and organizations across the country to optimize research mentoring relationships. Learn more about each of these trainings below, including how to attend or host a training. If you have questions, please contact us at cimer@wcer.wisc.edu.

Mentor and mentee training can be hosted at your site.

Mentor Training

Mentor Training

For all career stages. Mentors of research trainees learn to

 
  • Align expectations
  • Address equity and inclusion
  • Articulate a mentoring philosophy and plan
  • Assess understanding
  • Cultivate ethical behavior
  • Enhance work-life integration
  • Foster independence
  • Maintain effective communication
  • Promote mentee research self-efficacy
  • Promote professional development

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Mentee Training

Mentee TrainingUndergraduate and graduate students learn skills in

  • Research communication and comprehension
  • Practical research
  • Research ethics
  • Researcher identity
  • Researcher confidence and independence
  • Equity and inclusion awareness
  • Professional and career development
  • Mentoring

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Managing Mentoring Relationships

mentoring relationshipsPost-docs and junior faculty learn to

  • Build research self-efficacy
  • Align expectations
  • Maintain effective communication
  • Address equity and inclusion
  • Enhance work-life integration
  • Foster independence
  • Promote professional development

More about managing mentor and/or mentee relationships

Public facilitation workshops are available or the workshop can be hosted at your site.

2-Day Facilitation Workshops

facilitator trainingFaculty, instructors, staff, or administrators learn to

  • Facilitate mentor or mentee training
  • Build and deliver customized workshops or courses for research mentors or mentees

Facilitator workshop: Learn to implement mentor training

Facilitator workshop: Learn to implement mentee training

Interested in hosting a training? 

Please contact us for more information, including pricing.

Training Evaluation

The CIMER Assessment Platform is used to evaluate CIMER Training Services thereby leveraging CIMER Training Services to optimize research mentoring relationships. Standard evaluation surveys are used to assess outcomes based on the type of training being implemented.