The Postdoctoral Program Office will offer the first Meaningful Mentoring workshop of the year on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 402 Lower Level Gallery. This first session will focus on two fundamental skills in mentoring — setting expectations and assessing understanding. Future sessions will address maintaining communication, setting mentoring … Read More
Recently, we talked about why it is important for mentors and supervisors to give specific feedback and ways to do that through the SBI model. SBI stands for Situation-Behavior-Impact and is a three-step model to give feedback that helps the mentee understand not only what they did (right or wrong), but also reinforces why it … Read More »
HRS-Educational Programs is seeking Argonne scientists and engineers that are interested in mentoring faculty members in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Visiting Faculty Program. This is an opportunity for researchers from academic institutions that are small, historically underrepresented, not well-resourced, or from a satellite campuses to conduct research at a national laboratory. Argonne research … Read More »
The Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) at Argonne postdoc and graduate student lunch and learn will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Building 241, Room D173.
Since 2013, the Argonne ACT-SO high school research program’s mission is to partner Ph.D. or other graduate-level Argonne researchers and staff … Read More »
From the Argonne Mentoring Blog
As a self-proclaimed mentee, I’ve fallen victim to the unrealistic view that mentors have all the answers. On the flip side, as a mentor, I’ve had to resist the urge to blurt out solutions and answers to my mentee’s issues. While expecting or providing quick answers may … Read More »
Educational Programs is looking for researchers interested in mentoring undergraduate interns. The students will be participating in the fall term of the 2018 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) and Community College Internship (CCI) programs. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers by providing … Read More »
When I was a postdoctoral appointee I had the opportunity to mentor a summer student. My supervisor had cautioned that taking on a student could be a lot of work, but if I was up to it, she’d support me. Seeing it as an opportunity to build my own mentoring skills and add a spark … Read More »
What do you think about when you hear the word mentoring? What probably comes to mind is the traditional relationship between one mentor and one mentee – often with the mentor being someone with greater experience and longevity within the organization. However, there are other types of mentoring.
Mentoring circles are a form of group … Read More »
“To succeed personally and professionally takes the help and support of those around you,” Laboratory Director Paul Kearns said recently as he prepared … Read More »
Recently, we discussed the value in asking questions to keep a conversation going. What happens when you don’t know where to start?
One common answer I’ve heard when I ask mentees if they’ve met with their mentors is, “I would, but I don’t know what to talk about.” Well, that surely can … Read More »
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