The Reilly Center understands that each mentoring relationship will be different, based on the needs and availability of the pair. We encourage each mentor and mentee to set their own boundaries, but offer the following in the way of preliminary advice: 

Resources for Mentors

Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering
An online e-book from the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.

Mentoring in Engineering
A short article exploring the challenges and rewards of being a mentor to an engineering students, hosted by the University of Wisconsin's College of Engineering. 

Suggestions to Make Mentoring Work
A short list of tips from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. 

Mentoring Blog
Hosted by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this blog explores perspectives on mentoring and career development issues.