CIS's Mentorship Program provides an additional source of value for your CIS membership! Connect with a Mentor or a Mentee, and continue to develop your skills and career.
How much time will you need to commit?
Maximum of 12 hours per calendar year; not more than 4-5 hours per quarter (1 hour/month). The suggested length of the relationship is one year, unless both individuals would like to continue for a longer period of time.
What will mentoring entail?
Mentoring can include various aspects of developing and nurturing the career and progression goals of the mentee. It can include direct personal interactions (face-to-face), phone, or email discussions, and could cover a range of topics including, but not limited to, difficult clinical cases, career guidance, grant assistance and review, work-life balance, issues/barriers women currently face in science, general networking, etc.
Become a Mentor
A mentor can be a full member of CIS with 8 or more years in a faculty position, or senior position (M.D. and/or Ph.D), if in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, or a previous recipient of a CIS grant. You may be located anywhere on the globe!
Login to Your CIS Profile to Sign Up
Under the “Professional” tab, check the “Mentor” box and you will be ready to go.
Become a Mentee
A mentee is an Early Career Immunologist (ECI), fellow-in-training or faculty within their first five years of appointment. Anyone in the “twilight zone” who do not meet the above criteria but would still like some form of mentoring, please fill out the form below so we can determine how best to meet your needs.
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CIS has so much to offer its members. Along with the Mentorship Program, members recieve complimentary access to the Journal of Clinical Immunology, discounts to the Annual Meeting, and so much more.