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Alumni News: Maria Chan

Maria Chan (NST) has been at Argonne since 2010. She began her postdoctoral research at the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the Center for Electrical Energy Storage, an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC). She currently is an Assistant Nanoscientist in … Read More »

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Mentoring Q&A with Ted Flynn

With Ted Flynn (BIO), Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow This past September, postdocs celebrated National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week with a special Open Forum with the Laboratory Director. The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) led a discussion on Mentoring with Director Eric Isaacs … Read More »

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In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words — Postdocs Relate What They Value in Mentoring Through Award Nominations The Inaugural Awards for Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor and Outstanding Postdoctoral Supervisor were presented at the 2013 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Lessons learned are an … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Career Development Seminar–CV, Resumes and Cover Letters

Part of a postdoc’s job is to find a job. Landing that next position in your career takes selling yourself in the right way to the right audience. Learn how to design your CV and resume to catch the right … Read More »

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Postdocs Build Community Through Skyway STEM Conference

For the second year in a row, the Illinois Collegiate Skyway Conference reached out to Argonne postdocs to be the exclusive judging team for their STEM Poster Competition. The Skyway Conference is a group of eight regional community colleges that … Read More »

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Notes from the PSA – June 2013

The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne closed out the first half of 2013 with the Annual Postdoctoral Reception hosted by the Office of the Director on May 13.  A speed networking/mentoring activity kicked off this year’s event. Postdocs and Argonne staff learned of … 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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