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.

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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Faculty Mentor-in-Residence Seminar

Best Practices for an Academic Job Search The November Faculty Mentor-in-Residence is Dr. John Sowa, Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Biological Sciences at Governors State University. Dr. Sowa will deliver a seminar on “Best … Read More »

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Faculty Mentor-in-Residence Event

Ever wonder what the faculty interview is like? What kind of questions does the search committee ask? How does one prepare? How should one respond to that random question that no one prepares for? The next Faculty Mentor-in-Residence event will … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Career Skills Event: Networking at a Social Event–the Keys to Working a Room

Networking is an absolute, necessary skill for advancing one’s career. It can open many doors and lead to new opportunities. There are many ways to network, from social media platforms such as LinkedIn to poster sessions at conferences and facilitated … Read More »

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Preempting Poster Disasters–Tips for Designing Winning Posters!

  Poster Presentation Slides Part 1–Content Poster Presentation Slides Part 2–Design   Are you tired of your supervisor telling you to redo your poster? Want to avoid text overload but don’t know where to start? Are you caught in the … Read More »

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Faculty Mentor-in-Residence

The academic application season is upon us and many of you may have questions about the process, how and where to start, or what the faculty career path entails. To help answer these questions and help you grow your network, … Read More »

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Making the Pitch Workshop

Making the Pitch Workshop Date: June 25, 2015 Time: 11:45am – 1:30pm Location: Building 362 Auditorium The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne would like to invite you to attend a Making the Pitch Workshop on June 25.  This seminar will provide … Read More »

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Visiting Faculty Meet-and-Greet! Argonne is host to seven faculty members this summer, including postdoctoral alumni, from across the country. Do you have burning questions about the faculty search process or what it is like to be a faculty member at … Read More »

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