Qualities of a Mentee
Eager to learn.
Be willing to take on new challenges.
Be open to feedback, viewing it as an opportunity to improve yourself.
Open to new ideas.
See things from other perspectives.
Do not violate confidences or trust.
Appreciate the help your mentor is giving.
Role of the Mentee
To be open and frank with their Mentor
To provide an assessment of where they think they stand in relation to their goals
To discuss their proposed speech with their Mentor so that the Mentor can offer advice or suggestions
To ask questions !!!!!!!
Guidelines for the Mentee
Prepare a list of goals and objectives
Meet with your Mentor to discuss your goals and provide input into the assessment
Jointly (with your Mentor) establish a development plan
Proactively act on your development plan, keep track of actions taken and progress made
Initiate progress review meetings with your Mentor on a regular basis
Advise your Mentor of any difficulties or concerns -- remember your Mentor is there to help you!
If conflicts occur with your mentor try to work them out. If they continue, and if you are not comfortable with your assigned mentor, contact the VP Education.