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Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering
Postdoctoral Students: Finding a "Real" Job
Mentors can help postdoctoral students prepare for jobs by helping them to sharpen the skills listed above and to design a good CV, rehearse interviews, and learn about the current job market. In many cases, the most useful function of mentors is to introduce postdoctoral student to their own contacts, who might be able to offer or point to desirable positions.
Help students be aware of local resources for job-seek-