Teaching and Mentoring Stories

Dan Berbecel, *19, Politics

  • Community College Teaching Fellow
"I would recommend this program to any Princeton graduate student, and they will gain a lot by participating in it."

Jim Casey

  • Mentor, University Administrative Fellows Program
"We have been delighted to welcome the University Administrative Fellows to the Center for Digital Humanities. The Fellows are gaining a wide range...

Merle Eisenberg, *18, HIS

"The Community College Teaching Partnership Program offers perhaps the best opportunity for graduate students at Princeton to develop their potential...

Jiayue (Jenny) He, *08, ELE

"Emotional resilience is essential for a founder. One of my undergrad professors told me, “Once you are in a Ph.D. program, it is all about the...

Patrice Jean, *99, MOL

  • Star Lessons in Leadership Keynote Speaker
During graduate school, I honed my skills as a scientist, but I also learned how important it was to engage with all people from different...

Ann Marie Russell, *12, PSY

"When I was in graduate school, it felt like we had two choices: an academic career or failure. The thought of voluntarily pursuing a non-academic...

Matt Weber, *09, PSY

"Academics have more skills than they think, if they can just find the words to explain them to hiring managers. Grad students are required to write...

Shengyu Yang, GS, EAS

  • Community College Teaching Fellow
  • Participant, American Higher Ed GradFUTURES Learning Cohort
As a Community College Teaching Fellow, and a American Higher cohort member "I learned how to balance my research and teaching in a safe yet...

Lian Zhu, *19, CBE

  • University Administrative Fellow Alumni/ae
"I learned to code surveys and analyze results and pursue divergent interests such as hosting a science poetry reading or helping teach technology...