Mentor Professional Development

As a mentor there are many resources that may help you succeed in many areas! We have compiled a list of resources that may benefit mentors. We also have an email list you can request to join to ensure that any news comes straight to your inbox!

If you are interested in receiving email updates about upcoming or new Mentor Professional Development Opportunities join our email list for Mentors. Simply email us and ask to be added to the mentor distribution list!

Learn more about Mentor Professional Development opportunities below:


Hosted by the University of Delaware Research Office. Register for upcoming workshops and watch previous workshop recordings.
These workshops cover a wide variety of topics including learning funding strategies, expanding your resource toolbox, and general grant management.

The Graduate College (UD) is hosting mentoring workshops which are to be announced. Check their website for more information


Through their national network, the NRMN implements and disseminates innovative, evidence-based best practices to improve mentoring relationships at institutions across the country. The NRMN connects highly knowledgeable and skilled mentors with motivated and diverse mentees, ranging from undergraduate students to early-career faculty, and facilitates long-term, culturally responsive interactions between them. The NRMN is committed to establishing a culture in which historically underrepresented mentees successfully progress in their careers and contribute to the biomedical research enterprise.

Connect with the NRMN on X (twitter) @NRMN

The NRMN also offers a course on mentoring undergraduate students and career development workshops!


The SuRE Resource Center aims to reduce the learning curve in faculty members funding their research. SuRE provides activities to educate faculty in the NIH funding process and more. SuRE holds several webinars on topics like creating figures for publications, managing students, responsible research conduct, and more. You can also view webinars on their Youtube channel after the event has occurred.

SuRE offers a grantsmanship bootcamp focused on R grants each spring. Join their mailing list and follow them on social media @SuRE_RC to stay connected.


CIMER aims to improve the research mentoring relationships for mentees and mentors at all career stages through the development, implementation and study of evidence-based and culturally-responsive interventions. 

Follow CIMER on X (twitter) @CIMERproject and visit their website to learn more!

Apply Now for the DE-INBRE Summer Student Research Program! (Deadline March 1st)
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