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Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Students

Do’s
Represent yourself and JHU with integrity and pride. You are an example to students.
Identify yourself as an Alumnus.
Be friendly, attentive, smile and convey your enthusiasm to everyone you may speak with. Remember that first impressions are lasting …

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Advising In A Virtual Environment

While COVID-19 has shifted the way our organizations are operating, the ability to provide support virtually will be an important skill set for our volunteers moving forward. Here are a few tips to assist our volunteers in identifying approaches and …

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How to Encourage Student Competencies

We encourage alumni to consider the following competencies as a resource to help students develop personally, professionally and academically. Please consider including them in your conversations with students. Encourage them to explore how they are already demonstrating these competencies and …

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Creating equity in mentoring

Article written by Jacob deNobel for The Hub (May 2021) As he was preparing to return to the Hopkins campus for the spring semester, junior Christopher Crespo worried about his ability to find internship opportunities this summer. An international studies …

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Modern Mentoring: the 5 levels of listening

How good of a listener would you say you are? Mentoring Evangelist Aya Titus breaks down the different types of listening mentors and mentees need to strive for in order to create successful mentoring relationships. For more tips, check out …

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Mentoring in Cybersecurity: 5 tips

Gerald Auger from “Simply Cyber” shares his top 5 power tips for mentoring in the cybersecurity community. This applies to both mentors and mentees and will help you identify those relationships organically, ensure that they are healthy relationships, and demystify …

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Coaching Vs. Mentoring: Do you know the difference?

Contrary to popular belief, there’s a difference between coaching and mentoring. And you, as a front line leader, a supervisor or manager, need to know what it is. What does mentoring look like within an organization? Many organizations want to …

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The 6 C’s to Successful Mentorship

The mentor/mentee relationship is symbiotic in nature. The qualities and attributes in both mentees and mentors are synonymous. When mentorship is approached from a holistic lens, it has the power to build social capital and unlock human potential. Great educators have …

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Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters: Becoming an Effective Mentor

Choose Mentees Carefully   

A mentee should be curious, organized, efficient, responsible, and engaged. Sometimes mentors can even consider testing mentees on their responsiveness. My mentor asked me to watch four TEDTalks, listen to one podcast, attend a workshop, and read …

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Here to Help: How to be a Better Mentor (At Work)

Article by Larry Fast for “Industry Week” Aug, 2020 Great mentors along the way can put a high-potential person’s career on a rocket ship to their full potential. Poor mentors can slow a high-potential’s progress and stunt their growth. That’s …

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