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The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) is the premier opportunity for scientists, doctors and public health professionals to learn first-hand about policymaking. Fellows come from a range of sectors, career stages and disciplines. Sign up here to learn more about STPF, receive Fellowship Focus newsletter, and get application announcements, resources and tips.

Career Exploration and Professional Opportunities for Fellows

August 18, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

What do a university research scientist, 30-year engineering veteran of a “Big Three” auto company, and an early career neuroscientist have in common? They’re all AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows (STPF). Fellows represent a broad range of disciplines, career stages and sectors. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the federal government in Washington, where they inform policy, improve science communication and engage with decision-making on society’s most pressing issues. Ready to learn more about STPF fellowships? Join us for this virtual conversation with three fellows. Discover what motivated them to pursue the fellowship. Learn what it’s like to dedicate a year to public service. Find out how a fellowship can impact your career trajectory.