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Mentoring @ NIU

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What is a Mentor?

A mentor is a guide, friend, and resource who shares his or her experiences and time to help pave the way for you to succeed at NIU and beyond.

Mentors play several roles, including:

Motivator: Express belief and confidence in the mentee’s abilities and encourage the mentee to try new things.

Resource: Teach and advise the mentee about making professional contacts and introduce the mentee to new people, places, or ideas.

Supporter: Encourage open and honest dialogue. Listen and respond to the needs of the mentee.

Coach: Help the mentee develop, and work to achieve, realistic and meaningful goals.

 
 
Upcoming Mentoring Events

Huskie Mentoring Summit