Are you starting your first term at INRS? You will benefit from our student mentorship program for newly arrived students.
This program allows all graduate students entering their first semester at INRS (program of one year or more) are paired with a mentor. Wherever possible, all students enrolled in a short program, a DESS, a professional master’s degree or a master’s or doctoral research program benefit from mentoring.
Upon your arrival, you will be put in contact with a colleague who knows INRS well: this person will be responsible for mentoring you! You will meet him at the beginning of the quarter. To make things easier, send him your contact details and respond to his invitations.
Pairing is based on the preferred language of communication; the background and previous experiences; and the program of study and the research team. The mentee can withdraw from mentoring, request a change of mentor, or decline an activity proposed by the mentor.
Normally, the term begins with fall semester and lasts for three semesters. It is renewable. New mentees are assigned to mentors for the winter semester. The main role of mentors is to help mentees socialize and get them involved, as well as to guide him/her to the right support person. To do this, they must:
On a day-to-day basis, mentors can refer to their centre mentorship supervisor.
Have you been studying at INRS for a few semesters? Do you want to get involved in your university? Do you think that newcomers need to be supported? Become a mentor for 2021-2022 academic year!
To be a mentor is:
A recognition award recognizes the commitment of all the mentors! To support you in this role, you will receive a short training and benefit from a network of people you can refer to.
To qualify as a mentor, you must:
Before August 18, 2021 at 4 p.m., send the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Need more information about student mentorship program? Write to Student Life Services.