Category Archives: Career Corner

Feature articles on postdocs, career development and advancement

Publishing Ethics and Integrity Workshop

Elsevier Publishing Campus Presents Publishing Ethics & Integrity Sharing your research through publishing is essential to advancing your career. As an author you will have to make decisions about where, how and when to publish. Authors also have the responsibility to understand ethical boundaries … Read More »

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Postdoc career lunch

A two-part workshop, “Job Seeker Skills for the Private Sector” and “Career Path to RA Capital Management,” will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 402 Lower Level Gallery. Lunch is included. … Read More »

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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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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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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 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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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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NPA Annual Meeting an Opportunity to Learn, Network

On March 13-15th, two Argonne Postdocs who are active in the PSA attended the 13th Annual Meeting of the National Postdoctoral Association, along with Postdoctoral Program Lead, Tina Henne. The Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for postdocs and program administrators from across … Read More »

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