Mentor a High School Student in Research: UF Student Science Training Program (UF SSTP)

The UF Center for Precollegiate Education and Training (CPET) is currently recruiting research mentors for the 62nd Annual University of Florida Student Science Training Program (UF SSTP).  We invite you to include one or more academically talented high school students in your research program this summer. 2020 program dates are June 7th – July 25th.

Students may be supervised by faculty, postdocs, or graduate students working in your lab. The designated individual will complete a background screening through UF HR and a short online training module through myufl.

For more information about this year’s UF SSTP, please visit the UF SSTP website.
If you are available to mentor a student, complete the Lab Mentor Response Form online.
Please feel free to reach out to Dehlia Albrecht, Youth Programs Coordinator ( with any questions.


Sharpening Your Mentoring Skills

May 13, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker, Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director NIH OITE

Though mentoring can be a very rewarding experience, it also has its challenges. This workshop will provide you with insights into ways to enhance students learning and to help you set your student up for success. We will discuss setting expectations providing feedback, setting boundaries and assessing student learning. We will also talk about psychosocial issues that impact student learning and provide you will tools to assist students in dealing with their imposter fears and other barriers to success.


edaMentoring for Career Development (EDA 6931) – Fall Semester

This is a Special Topics course that is 3 graduate credits – face to face or fully online!

This is an elective course that is open to ANY graduate level student, any major, and staff!

Course Description: This course will be beneficial to those who are getting ready to launch a career, or already working. Mentoring is for everyone! Learn how to set smart career goals, how to identify and seek the best mentor for yourself, be a mentor, and guide a mentoring program. You will develop greater self‐understanding as you prepare to be an effective protégé and mentor.

For further information, contact:  Dr. Linda Searby –

Surviving Your Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Training Experiences

Compact Between Biomedical Graduate Students and Their Research Advisors

This document provides a framework for aligning the graduate student mentor-mentee relationship.  It provides some guiding principles intended to support the development of a positive mentoring relationship between the pre-doctoral student and their research advisors.  More Information

Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees

This document provides a framework for aligning the postdoctoral mentor-mentee relationship.  It is intended to initiate discussions about the postdoctoral appointee-mentor relationship and the commitments necessary for a high quality postdoctoral training experience.  More Information