Author Archives: Kristene Henne

About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.

Getting TO the Interview!

Date & Time: September 1, 2016, 11:45 – 1:30 PM Location: Building 240, Room 1416 (TCS Conference Center) NOTE–This is prep for the upcoming Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Register today and submit your resume asap! See more on the symposium … Read More »

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Preparing for an Academic Career Short Course

Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Office is pleased to host Dr. John Sowa, Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Biological Sciences at Governors State University, to teach a three-part short course on Preparing for an Academic Career. … Read More »

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Science Policy Trek to Washington DC

Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Office is partnering with the University of Chicago Graduate Office and myCHOICE program to offer 2 postdocs an opportunity to visit Washington, DC from September 7-10th. Travel expenses will be supported by the Postdoctoral Program and the … Read More »

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Two-Part Career Skills Event: Job Seeker Skills for the Private Sector and the Scientific Approach to Investing

Where do postdocs go? Everywhere! It is important to be prepared to enter diverse career paths and be aware of opportunities that await you. To help get started, you’re invited to a special two part workshop presented by RA Capital … Read More »

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Postdoc Skills Lunch: Writing Winning Proposals

Whether you are applying for an external grant, fellowship, or submitting a proposal to the LDRD program, communicating effectively is key to securing funding. Join us on February 17th as Dr. Fred Stafford, University of Chicago, will lead a workshop … Read More »

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Innovate with Lab-Corps!

  The next Postdoctoral Career Exploration Lunch will provide a chance for postdocs to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation and how the Lab-Corps Program can help launch ideas and broaden your career outlook. Please join us for lunch, learning and networking! … Read More »

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PSA Open Forum

Step Out and Discover: The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne! 2016 has just started, and now is the time to get connect with other postdocs by joining the Postdoc Society of Argonne’s general assembly! The meeting will introduce the new board, … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Professional Development Lunch and Learn

It’s your career, what’s your game plan? Do you want to find a career that’s enjoyable and rewarding?  Of course . . . but how do you find the right path, especially when there are so many career directions scientists … Read More »

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Managing Effective Mentoring Relationships and “Mentoring Up”

We all know mentoring relationships involve a dialogue between a mentor and mentee and that the mentee should “drive” the relationship and communicate needs. Or do we? Mentoring relationships have greater value and are more effective not only when the mentor … Read More »

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Faculty Mentor-in-Residence Office Hours

Want some last minute advice before that faculty phone interview? Looking for someone to glance over your teaching and research statements? The Faculty Mentor-in-Residence is here for you! Walter Henne, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Governors State University will hold … Read More »

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