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.

PSA Issues Call for 2020 Symposium Committee Members

The Symposium held in November, is organized by postdocs for postdocs The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) holds a Postdoctoral Symposium every year. The 2020 Symposium will be held on November 5th at the 240 Conference Center/TCS. This is a … Read More »

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Publishing For Impact Featuring the Royal Society of Chemistry

The Nanoscience and Technology Division is hosting a special seminar featuring Dr. Jeremy Allen from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Dr. Allen will discuss his career in scientific publishing and offer advice on the publication process, from peer review to … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Society of Argonne Announces 2020 Officers

The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne recently elected new officers for the 2020 calendar year. The PSA Officers serve as the Executive Committee for the PSA Board and set the direction for PSA efforts. Last year’s PSA Board made significant progress … Read More »

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Postdocs Focus on Networking, Careers at the 2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) held the Annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium on November 7, 2019 at the TCS Conference Center. The event attracted over 150 postdoctoral researchers from Argonne, Fermilab and Chicago-area universities. The symposium highlighted research … Read More »

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Tax Resources for International Scholars

This year the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) took on a mission to expand the resources available to international scholars, who comprise a large portion of the postdoc body at Argonne. Among the focus topics was resources pertaining to tax, … Read More »

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2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Deadline for abstracts is Oct. 18 The 2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the … Read More »

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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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How to Get a Job after the Postdoctoral Appointment: Lessons from Sports

The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA) is pleased to host Dr. Marius Stan (AMD) for a special PSA Coffee Break event for National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week. Stan, an award-winning Postdoc mentor was the Keynote speaker for the 2017 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium, … 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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