National Mentoring Community: Supporting Diversity in Physics
National Mentoring Community

Mentor Resource Library

To facilitate successful and mutually beneficial mentoring relationships, APS supports the education and careers of both NMC mentors and mentees.

Resources for Mentors

To assist mentors in their support of undergraduate and graduate students in physics, the NMC hosts webinars, provides resources on discussions of inequity and cultural competencies, and shares templates for mentorship contracts and development plans.

View these resources and more on the APS mentoring site

Resources for Career Advisors

APS provides resources from advice articles to webinars for physics teachers and faculty as well as those mentoring physics students.

Review resources for career advisors

More Mentoring Resources

APS mentoring initiatives bring together students and early career physicists with experienced professionals to foster mutually fulfilling connections in the physics community.

View APS mentoring initiatives

Additional Career Resources

APS provides resources for students and physicists at every level of their careers.

APS Bridge Program

Mentoring and support for underrepresented racial and ethnic students in physics to put them on the road to success in graduate school

Explore the Bridge Program

TEAM-UP Together Scholarship

This scholarship supports Black students getting a bachelor's in physics or astronomy.

Review scholarship info

Career Guidance

APS has advice, funding, job boards, and other resources to support you on every step of your career journey.

Find career advice for physicists

DACA Resources

Mentors are encouraged to familiarize themselves with resources for mentees impacted by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act, as these students may face challenges related to their lack of documentation and accessing financial aid and legal assistance.

View DACA resources