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ERIC Number: EJ1113430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0889
Generational Mentorship: What Millennial Mentees Want
Seheult, Erin
College and University, v91 n3 p39-42 Sep 2016
Based on her own experience as a 25-year-old director of a new department and mentee of a university vice president, Erin Seheult shares what millennials want from mentors. A conversation with her own mentor illuminated four aspects of her boss's mentorship that she cherished and have broader applications that appeal to millennial mentees. Specifically, millennials want mentors who communicate, participate, demonstrate, and validate. Herein, Seheult describes each of these characteristics and why they are so desirable to millennial mentees.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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