Education

Education and Outreach

Argonne National Laboratory provides educational and outreach support to the U.S. Department of Energy in a variety of ways to help prepare the next generation of engineers and educate consumers and the general public about sustainable energy practices.

High school students use nation’s top X-rays to study Illinois fossilsOctober 2, 2013

High school students learned to see fossils in a new light in an educational program that allowed students to work with both Illinois fossils and cutting-edge X-ray technology to gain experience in conducting science research.

Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions

Training future engineers and automotive leaders and accelerating the development and demonstration of technologies of interest to the U.S. Department of Energy and the automotive industry

Open Forum with the Laboratory Director
As part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week the Postdoctoral Programs Office will host a special Open Forum with the Laboratory Director.

Argonne Laboratory Director Eric D. Isaacs and the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne Board will lead a discussion on mentoring during a special Open Forum with the Laboratory Director in the Building 402 APS Lower Level Gallery.

Get Ready for Recruiting Career Seminar
As part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week the Postdoctoral Programs Office will host "Get Ready for Recruiting" a special career seminar.

Two of the Laboratory's Senior Talent Acquisition Specialists will provide their insight into how scientists and engineers can improve their chances with prospective employers by engaging company representatives in the right way.

UChicago presents $20k to Argonne’s AABC and HLC for STEM scholarshipsAugust 22, 2013

On August 15, Argonne’s African American Black Club and Hispanic Latino Club were presented with $10,000 each to fund their academic scholarship programs and outreach efforts.

Students receive Argonne’s African American Black Club Academic Scholarship AwardAugust 19, 2013

Argonne’s 2013 African American Black Club (AABC) Academic Scholarship Award has been presented to Shacara Samuels and Sebastian Despiau.

Students gear up for sustainability now and in the futureAugust 19, 2013

Working with Argonne, DOE’s Clean Cities program launched the Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP) in 2010 to provide the automotive and energy sectors with skilled and knowledgeable talent to help shape the future of on-road transportation.

The Art of Science Learning
Tim Morrison presents "The Art of Science Learning" Tuesday, August 20, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Building 240, Rm. 1416.

Tim Morrison is the Director of the Chicago Incubator for Innovation and will explain the project in depth and detail opportunities to participate in this program that re-imagines science education.

The event features a 40 minute presentation followed by a 20 minute Q&A period.