Seeding Success

Module 2: Networking Your Way to Success The Role of Mentors

Module Developed By: Dr. Mark Megalos, Dr. Mary Lou Addor, Dr. Dennis Hazel, & Dr. Robert Bardon

Extension forestry and natural resources success requires a range of communication and partnering skills that stretch beyond technical education. Mentors, coaches, and colleagues provide crucial guidance and modeling that will help early career employees. This module encourages mentoring to expedite job, programming, and career success. Moreover, it reviews the benefits of mentors and offers tips on seeking mentor(s) and navigating the mentor-mentee relationship.

Learning objectives:

  • Benefits of networking to enhance skills, program reach and extension success
  • Benefits of mentors including best mentoring practices
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