Finding a Mentor in the Workplace

Melinda Wieder, Director of the Reciprocal Mentoring Lab     All my professional life I’ve heard “find a mentor if you want to advance in your career”. Yet, there was little to no instruction on what that mentorship should look like. Was I supposed to try and connect with the most senior person in the office?…

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Anchors Aweigh! My Reciprocal Mentorship with CAPT Betsy Holmes


W. Brad Johnson, Ph.D.,  RML Faculty Member       I was commissioned a Navy Lieutenant in 1990. Fresh from graduate school, I reported to Bethesda Naval Hospital for my psychology internship. One of the more salient memories in a year best characterized by high-stress, demanding rotations, and late night emergency watch, was my exposure…

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