How to Find a Mentor

Tools to find mentors   
The NIH RePORTER Database is a great way to find potential mentors and collaborators in dental, oral, and craniofacial research.  Search tools, including Matchmaker can identify NIH-funded projects of interest.  RePORTER also provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH/NIDCR research activities. 

Join the National Research Mentoring Network
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide network, open to all, that allows mentors and mentees to participate in long-term culturally responsive interactions to diversity the biomedical workforce.  
Research Mentoring resources are available for both Mentors and Mentees through the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program.

Learn how to network
Podcasts/Videocasts on networking and other career development skills are publically available through the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education.

Last Reviewed
July 2018