Advice from Afar

The National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education has launched a new e-mentoring program, open to students, 16 and older, and mentors in the US. The service links students and mentors via e-mail through a secured site managed by the NIH. "The program aims to offer students a safe place to receive professional and ongoing support as they strive for academic and career success," according to its Web site.

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