Mentoring Projects and Mentoring Information:

Linguistic Enterprises - "A nonprofit site that aims to help academically trained linguists find private sector employment"; also has a "contacts" page where you can get advice and mentoring.

Mentoring resources on Bernice Sandler's webpage - "Dr. Bernice Resnick Sandler creates strategies for organizations and individuals to improve equity for women in education and the workplace. She also develops and analyzes policies and programs." Be sure to read "the myths of mentoring"

Association for Women in Science - Very interesting discussion of the AWIS mentoring project, along with debunking of the myth that "once more women are in the pipeline they will automatically flow upward and, ultimately, assume leadership positions"

MentorNet - An e-mentoring site for women in science and engineering

NAS/NAE/IOM - An online book titled "Advisor, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering"; although it's aimed at non-linguists it has lots of good advice and discussion

University of Michigan Guide for Graduate Students - Downloadable file called "How to Get the Mentoring You Want"

University of Rochester - Has a QuickTime movie "How-to Guide to Mentoring"

NIH - "A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at NIH"; good discussion of training in scientific investigation and responsibility

Advancing Women - Mentoring for "women in the workplace"; aimed at non-academics

National Mentoring Newsletter - You have to become a member to read most of their information, but past newsletters are available for downloading

National Mentoring Center - Youth mentoring but some useful information

Other Useful Links:

AAUW - American Association of University Women

NSF Advance - National Science Foundation Advance Program