Argonne National Laboratory

2012 Postdoc Events

Date

Event/Topic

Speaker(s) and Resource

1/18

Journal Club

Joe Bernstein (HEP)
Tricky Harbors & Leaky Boats: Challenges of Women in Science & Engineering
Resource: "To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in U.S. Science and Engineering,” http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11624.html.

2/15

Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Patents

Argonne Legal Department

2/28

Open Forum with the Director

Life Inside Argonne and Beyond: Questions or Suggestions regarding work-life balance at Argonne and regarding transition out of the postdoc stage

3/21

LDRD proposal process

Elton Kaufman and David Tiede
View the presentation

4/25

PSA General Meeting

Postdoctoral Society of Argonne
Commitment to Safety Innovation-Special Postdoc Unit (CSI-SPU)
 

5/14

Director’s Reception

Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences (CLS)
Milind Malshe (CSE), PSA Liaison Officer

6/6

Grant Writing

Dr. Richard McGee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Mike Pellin, Argonne Distinguished Fellow, PSE
Dr. Rao Kotamarthi, Atmospheric Scientist and Section Manager, Climate Research Section, EVS
View presentation

7/12

Job Skills Workshop 1: CV and Resume Writing

Guest Speaker: Christine McCary, PhD
Associate Director, Student Preparation
Liaison to Biological and Physical Sciences Divisions

7/20

Discussion on Visa and Immigration Issues

Tanja Rose, Senior HR and Immigration Specialist
View presentation

7/27

Bad Presentation Bingo

Monica Metzler, Executive Director of the Illinois Science Council
More information on Bingo: http://illinoisscience.org/docs/badpresentationbingo.pdf.
More information on the Illinois Science Council: http://illinoisscience.org/.

8/22

CSI-SPU (Commitment to Safety Innovation - Special Postdoc Unit)
Topic: Ergonomics

Steve Eagels (ESQ), safety engineer and ESH coordinator

8/29

Navigating Career Fairs and Interview Tips

David Fyhrie and Wes Bryjak
Argonne’s amazing talent acquisition specialists
View presentation

9/20-21

Symposium and Career Fair

 

10/17

Leadership Master’s Degree Workshop offered by WIST

Annette Loritz
associate director of Educational Partnerships at Benedictine University

10/27

Soccer Outing

 

10/30

Open Forum with the Director

Conversation with Laboratory Director, Dr. Eric Isaacs, moderated by the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne.

10/31

Conversation on Mentoring

Tina Henne will give a brief overview of the Postdoctoral Mentoring Program and give an update on the 2012 Mentoring Program Survey Results. Esmeralda Yitamben, CNM Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow will then share some recommended practices learnt at the 2011 University of New Mexico Mentoring Conference, “Learning Across Disciplines.”

11/14

CSI-SPU (Observation Conversations)

Eddi Langenberg (ESQ), ESH Program Initiatives Manager and Jeff Ullian (ESQ), ES&H Training Team Leader will discuss Argonne’s new safety initiative, Observation Conversations.

Dec.
(Tentative)

Journal Club/Holiday Lunch

Subashish Mohanty (NE)