Inform your research mentor about your decision to leave the research group as early as possible
Plan accordingly by setting reasonable timelines
Plan to complete your work for the current term and transfer research techniques to help make the transition smoother.
Ensure your research area is clean and organized
Be available even after you have left
Creating an Informative and Professional Email
When creating an email informing your research professor (PI) and/or supervisor of your decision to leave a research group, consider these questions: