The one-year program promotes the career paths of highly qualified women in an individual and practice-oriented format. In two tailor-made programs, Mentoring Plus supports female PhD candidates and Postdocs in their professional careers.
Mentoring Plus is aimed at women who are looking for a career in science, who are planning a career in a science-related field, or who would like to switch to other areas such as business, politics or administration. The program supports young women scientists who would like to work actively and intensively in planning their future career and life goals. Mentees benefit from the three components of the one-year program:
Women are still clearly under-represented in higher specialist and management positions. In this context, Mentoring Plus aims to:
The Potsdam Graduate School implements the Mentoring Plus program for doctoral students and postdocs as part of the project "High Potentials - Academy for Postdoctoral Career Development." It works closely with the Career Service, which supervises the Mentoring Plus program for female students, and the Coordination Office for Equal Opportunities.