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NRMN Mentor Certifications

Growth of the biomedical research workforce would not be possible without the ongoing efforts of mentors who guide others, from beginners looking to enter the scientific world to scientists already on their career journey. The National Research Mentoring Network is devoted to recognizing the achievements and dedication of mentors at various stages.

NRMN Mentor Certifications allow you to demonstrate your individual commitment to mentorship in support of an inclusive scientific workforce.

NRMN wants to acknowledge your involvement as a mentor in this nationwide program by recognizing you as an NRMN MentorNRMN Certified Mentor, or NRMN Master Mentor.

Thank you for your efforts in mentoring the next generation of diverse scientists.  Click on the link below to apply for one of these three NRMN mentor designations. Mentors whose applications are approved will receive a certificate endorsed by NRMN, recognizing their level of experience and skill as a mentor. Find more information about each certification and its eligibility criteria below.

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Certification Levels and Eligibility Criteria

1. NRMN Mentor – A registered mentor who has completed viewing the appropriate online training materials and has completed at least one mentoring connection that exceeded 3 months in duration with a mentee in NRMN’s MyMentor platform.
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As a mentor within the Guided Virtual Mentorships program, you will receive an NRMN Mentor certification from NRMN upon completion of your first mentorship.

2. NRMN Certified Mentor – An applicant who meets the qualifications to be an NRMN Mentor who has served as mentor for at least 3 years and has completed at least three mentoring connections that exceeded 3 months in duration (each) with a mentee within NRMN’s MyMentor platform.
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3. NRMN Master Mentor – An applicant who meets the qualifications to be an NRMN Certified Mentor who has evidence of long-term (10 years) commitment to mentoring under served, under represented groups in basic biomedical and behavioral research.
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