Category Archives: Mentoring

Mentoring resources, articles and information for postdocs.

Postdoctoral Spotlights on Argonne Careers Page

Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral researchers are a vital component to meeting our mission of solving our national challenges in ensuring energy sustainability, national security, a healthy environment and leading the way for technological advances. Check out our postdocs in the … Read More »

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Mentoring Q&A With Shalaka Desai

Shalaka Desai has been a postdoc in the Biosciences division for eight months. She received her graduate training in Biology at West Virginia University where she received training in plant biology, physiology and characterized the effect of a plant-fungal association — … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Mentoring Program — What’s It All About?

By Postdoctoral Coordinator Tina Henne (CEPA) You joined Argonne. You sat through your two days of orientation. You are almost finished with your training courses and working your way through your new employee checklist. Time to see what’s inside that … Read More »

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Mentoring matters

by Tina Henne (CEPA), Postdoctoral Coordinator and Giselle Sandi-Tapia (CSE), Chemist This article has been re-posted from the Minority Postdoc Blog. It can be found here. When Giselle Sandi-Tapia stepped off the bus for her first day of undergraduate schooling … Read More »

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What is a mentor?

by Tina Henne, Postdoctoral Program Coordinator I remember when I first met Sonja (named changed). She was a new graduate student in the Biological Sciences Department and I was assigned to be her “big sister” and help welcome her to … Read More »

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Mentoring, networking and navigating careers

Laura Zamboni (MCS) and Diego Fazi (CSE) are two postdocs who recently navigated some major career changes. As a dual career couple from Italy, their story is akin to a game of “tag and chase.” Their career paths have led … Read More »

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Mentoring success stories

by Tina Henne (CEPA), Postdoctoral Coordinator This past spring, we asked the postdocs and mentors to participate in a survey for the Postdoctoral Mentoring Program. As a fairly new program, it is important to periodically assess how satisfied participants are … Read More »

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