COMPASS Faculty Workshop on Career Mentoring for Students

When: April 25-27, 2019
Where: American Center for Physics, College Park, MD

The Application process is NOW OPEN. Deadline February 15, 2019

Participant teams will be composed of two faculty members from chemistry and/or physics departments. The $1000 registration fee (per team), discounted from $2800 due to generous sponsorship, covers:

  • Two nights of lodging at a nearby hotel
  • All meals at the workshop
  • Access to experienced facilitators
  • Workshop materials

Workshop Content

  • Need for career and professional development
  • Resources available nationally and locally
  • Career planning
  • Mentor training and effective communication
  • Addressing Equity and inclusion; culturally aware mentoring
  • Crafting an action plan
  • Promoting professional development
  • Changing department culture

Pre-Workshop Requirement

  • Research the professional development resources available on your campus

Work Products

  • An action plan to implement a department-wide professional development program