Through years of work with many faculty mentors and undergraduate student interns, the IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program has developed a short guide to help mentors in the program prepare for the arrival of their students. This guide takes a broad look at the mentor/mentee relationship and encourage metors to take six actions to ensure that they and their undergraduate intern have a educational and productive summer together. The actions are listed below but explained fully in the guide.
Read the full guide here: "6 Steps that you can take to ensure that you and and your intern, have a great productive summer!"
The IRIS Internship program seeks to enable interns to develop both the practical skills and intellectual proficiencies required of independent geophysics researchers. To facilitate interns' progress towards this goal, the program has developed, in collaboration with M. Brudzinski, a practical tool and structure for mentors and their interns to use during their summer research experiences. The IRIS self-reflection guide, consists of seven broad target skills expert researchers know when to employ and how to best use. Learn more about IRIS's internship self-reflection tool here!