Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)

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P-MAX is a program that is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to mentor and advise undergraduate students, especially those engaged in research. Ultimately, the goal of P-MAX is to assist faculty in developing effective relationships with their mentees. Topics for discussion and exchange of ideas include:

  • communication
  • setting goals and expectations
  • Stereotype threat, bias and identity
  • strategies for identifying and resolving challenges
  • mentor roles and responsibilities
  • mentoring philosophy
  • strategies for facilitating good mentoring relationships
  • case studies to reflect on and put learning into practice

2017-2018 P-MAX Programming

2018-2019 P-MAX Programming

Special Content

University of Alaska Fairbanks Resources