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Mentor Resources

Mentor-Mentee Agreements

We encourage all mentors to begin their relationship with a new mentee using a mentor-mentee agreement (MMA) or research compact. These documents support clear communication of expectations by both the mentor and the mentee creating a strong foundation of collaboration. Have an agreement to share? Send to 

Mentoring Tips and Resources

  • CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research). CUR provides support and professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, administrators, and students including publications and outreach activities designed to share successful models and strategies for establishing, nurturing, and institutionalizing undergraduate research programs. CUR Mentoring Resources.
  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments): JoVE teaches laboratory fundamentals and techniques (e.g., basic mouse care and maintenance, Zebra fish reproduction and development, introduction to working in hoods, ELISA) through simple video demonstrations. Faculty and students have access to JoVE video articles through the  WVU library portal (click on eJournals and type in Journal of Visualized Experiments). Videos are available for disciplines such as biology, neuroscience, immunology, medicine, chemistry, engineering, behavior, and environmental.