University of Minnesota, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Mentor Training - 3 courses available at no cost. Asynchronous, self-paced.

  • Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring (OPM) 101: For Research Mentors of Graduate Students, Fellows, and Early-Career Faculty
  • Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring 102: For Research Mentors of Undergraduate Students
  • Enhancing Motivation Using the CARES Mentoring Model


Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE)

Research Mentor Training program - for-credit course. Students wanting to enroll in this course must be mentoring a student during that time.

The Delta Program (UW-Madison)

The Delta Program in Research, Teaching, and Learning engages graduate students and postdocs in evidence-based professional development in teaching, mentoring, outreach, and advising. Participants are able to learn best practices to become effective and inclusive researchers, educators, and mentors.

Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER)

Entering Mentoring - designed for mentors of undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, or junior faculty. Curricula organized by discipline.

National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

Initiative launched by the NIH in 2014 to address the lack of diversity in the biomedical research workforce.