• We Embrace and Promote a Community of Inclusiveness

  • We Shape and Cultivate Leadership Potential in Individuals

  • We Support and Enable Effective Facilitators and Visionary Leaders

  • We Learn From Each Other in a Community that Values Trust, Honesty and Authenticity

Argonne aims to deliver solutions to the grand challenges of our time. The laboratory’s employees are the agents of discovery who will pioneer these solutions, and the development of their leadership skills is essential for the growth and future of the laboratory. We believe all individuals possess leadership abilities that can benefit the laboratory and the individual. The Leadership Institute was established to help cultivate these abilities in employees at all levels so they can thrive and maximize their unique contributions to science, engineering and Argonne’s mission.

The Institute’s programs and resources benefit employees in science, engineering, technology, professional, manual, clerical and executive careers regardless of career stage.

The Leadership Institute focuses on several areas including:

  • Leadership Development
  • Mentoring
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Postdoctoral Programs
  • University Partnerships Program

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Besides formal programs and workshops, the Leadership Institute also provides resources individuals can use on their own to assist with their professional development and to learn more about creating a collaborative and inclusive workplace.

Through the Leadership Institute, Argonne is a member of a number of organizations including Catalyst and Women’s Leadership Edge.

Learn more about these organizations and the resources available — including free webinars — on topics such as recognizing unconscious bias, how to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community, and inclusive leadership.

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Consulting and Coaching

We seek to develop the leadership potential in individuals so they can thrive and maximize their unique contributions to science, engineering and Argonne’s mission.

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Mentoring and Networking

We work to support postdoctoral appointees and early career staff by providing the opportunities and services they need to thrive and grow to their full potential.

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Resources

We provide many tools and resources for professional development, including access to external courses, publications and other food for thought.

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