Effective Career Development Through Successful Mentor and Network Relationships



Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 11am EDT| 8am PDT| 4pm BST| 5pm CESTThis webcast will focus on informing attendees on how to grow and self-manage their professional network, and as well as manage mentor relationships. Attendees will also learn how to seek and maintain these relationships through strategic networking approaches.

Register Free: http://www.spectroscopyonline.com/spec_w/network

Event Overview:

Proactive Mentorship and Networking: This webinar will focus on informing attendees on how to grow and self-manage their professional network, and as well as manage mentor relationships. Attendees will review mentorship do’s and don’ts for effective mentor-mentee relationship and how to find and connect with a mentor through meaningful networking strategies. Attendees will also learn how to be proactive in managing relationships and mentorships in order to benefit their professional career development. Areas to be discussed:

  • What to look for in a mentor
  • What makes a good mentor-mentee relationship, how to be a good mentor
  • Effective networking strategies
  • How to identify, connect with, and establishing informal mentorship relationships.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Define mentorship best practices.
  • Describe networking strategies.
  • Develop strategy to identify, connect with, and establishing informal mentorship relationships.

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone interested in developing mentor-mentee relationships and networking strategies for effective career development
  • Anyone interested in being an effective mentor
  • Conference attendees interested in improving their networking effectiveness


John Dwan
Regional Manager (retired)
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

John Dwan is a long-time analytical instrumentation professional with over 40 years of experience. He holds a BS in Clinical Chemistry and an MBA in Management and Organizational Development. Throughout his corporate career he has held many roles including direct field sales, product specialist, sales management, product manager, general manager, director, and business development. He has also owned and operated a small family business. John is also an avid student of professional development. He has served as a corporate mentor, as well as a volunteer mentor with Score (helping new business owners and start-ups), and Toastmasters as a coach and mentor for new speakers.

Maggie Becker (she/her/hers)
University Relations Sales Curriculum Program Manager
Dell Technologies

MaggieBecker (she/her/hers) is an advocate for student and learner success, a career coach, curriculum developer, and relationship builder who is passionate about empowering others to articulate their transferable skills and personal value.Maggie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in Education: College Student Services Administration from The College of Saint Rose. Maggieworked for 13+ years in higher education at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Wheaton College in Norton, MA. During that time, she led a team of career counselors to develop programming and support undergraduate and graduate students with career advising, resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, networking strategies, graduate school advising, internship and job searching, salary and negotiating skills, and more, as the director of career services and professional practice. WithMaggie’s leadership, WPI’s Career Development Center ranked at the top of all three career categories of the Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 edition. She developed and instructed a course on selecting a STEM major and career, managed a job shadowing and peer advising programs, and led all marketing and student engagement initiatives for the career center. As a co-leader for WPI’s strategic plan initiative to support student ROI,Maggiehelped revise and integrate cooperative education into the undergraduate experience. Maggiewas also a director of the academic resources center, where she managed the tutoring center’s training and operations. Maggie’s contributions led the College Reading and Learning Association to award the international mentor and tutoring training programs the highest level of certification available.

Register Free: http://www.spectroscopyonline.com/spec_w/network