Category Archives: Career Corner

Feature articles on postdocs, career development and advancement

It’s National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

The third week of September is officially National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) has sponsored this week-long celebration of the critical role of postdocs in the global research enterprise. In 2010, NPAW culminated with … Read More »

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Designing Your Industry Career Path and Genuine Networking Workshop

Are you thinking about a career in industry but are not sure how to start? Does the thought of networking make you cringe? Don’t worry! David Giltner, PhD, author, speaker and career mentor will be here on September 25th to … Read More »

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Getting TO the Interview–Crafting Your CV, Resume and Cover Letters to Get Noticed!

The Postdoctoral Program Office is hosting 2 workshops to prepare job seekers for diverse careers. Workshop 1 will address structuring your CV for an academic career. The second workshop will present strategies and guidelines for crafting highly effective job application … Read More »

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IMSA High School Research Mentor Information Session

 Have you been wanting an opportunity to mentor students and explore your interest in teaching? There will be a special seminar on Thursday, July 18th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Building 201, Room 102, to share information on a program to … Read More »

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Negotiation and Influential Power Workshop

The Postdoctoral Program Office will offer an interactive Workshop on Negotiation and Influential Power on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Building 241, Room D172. Facilitator: Joseph Bernstein, PhD, MBA, Senior Director, Financial and Grant … Read More »

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Volunteer to Organize the Annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium November 7, 2019 Organized by postdocs for postdocs The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) holds a Postdoctoral Symposium every year. The 2019 Symposium will be held on November 7 at the 240 … Read More »

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Annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium Offers Chance for Postdocs to Shine!

Symposium Chairperson Juan Garcia recaps the 2018 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium and gives a nod to the 2019 Co-chairs. The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) held the Annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium on November 8, 2018 at the … Read More »

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It’s National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week!

The third week of September is a special week for postdocs. As declared by Congress, it is National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week. Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) has sponsored this week-long celebration. NPAW grew out of National Postdoc Appreciation Day, which was … Read More »

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Lessons from the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference–Key Skills Are Key to Success!

This past April, four Postdoctoral Appointees from across the Lab attended the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Conference. This yearly event brings together postdocs, postdoctoral program administrators and leaders invested in postdoctoral development to learn the latest in issues that impact … Read More »

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Lessons from the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference–Know Yourself!

This past April, four Postdoctoral Appointees from across the Lab attended the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Conference. This yearly event brings together postdocs, postdoctoral program administrators and leaders invested in postdoctoral development to learn the latest in issues that impact … Read More »

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