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Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

The Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium is an annual event that showcases the research of postdoctoral researchers and advanced graduate students.

The symposium promotes collaboration through networking, and enables industry and government leaders to connect with and recruit from the nation’s top scientific and engineering talent.

The event features:

  • Keynote address
  • Postdoc research poster presentations
  • Career-themed programming
  • Networking with company representatives

Join us Thursday, November 8

Register for the Posdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Register to attend


Postdocs and graduate students may register as attendees only or may sign up to give a poster presentation.

Poster presentations

The Symposium seeks abstracts for poster presentations that are aligned with Argonne’s goal of addressing vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology and national security through multidisciplinary science and engineering. Abstracts are to be submitted at the time of registration.  Please review the abstract instructions to ensure proper formatting. For more information, please submit inquiries to postdoc-​symposium@​anl.​gov.

Resume Submission

A resume file will be compiled for distribution to industry exhibitors and sponsors. If you would like your resumé included, please fill out the resume template and e-mail it to postdoc-​symposium@​anl.​gov with the subject line resume_yourname”.

Participating Companies and Organizations

Join Us

Argonne National Laboratory’s postdoctoral program draws top talent from virtually every science and engineering discipline, including mathematics and computer sciences, and gives PhD scientists and engineers an excellent opportunity to kickstart their careers. With close to 300 postdoctoral researchers at various stages of their appointments, Argonne offers a unique opportunity for our partners in industry, government and academia to collaborate and connect with the next generation of innovators.

A nominal fee of $200 is requested for company participants. This fee includes: 

  • Exhibit booth space for up to two representatives
  • Networking lunch with symposium attendees
  • Resume file of participating postdoctoral researchers and graduate students
  • Space for on-site interviews

Please contact khenne@​anl.​gov for further information.