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Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering
The Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy's (COSEPUP) homepage (http://www2.nas.edu/cosepup) has links to on-line versions of its useful resources Reshaping the Graduate Education of Scientists and Engineers, Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond, On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research, and A National Conversation on Doctoral Education: An Emerging Consensus.
Two key Internet resources are: The National Research Council's Career Planning Center for Beginning Scientists and Engineers (CPC) (http://www2.nas.edu/cpc) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science's NextWave (http://www.nextwave.org). The CPC includes a bulletin board, an on-line mentoring