AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) give scientists and engineers the opportunity to apply their knowledge and analytical skills to the policymaking process....


Kelley Harris is the Biology Major Program Manager at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Strong mentorship and her graduate training prepared Kelley for this...


Medical science liaison Ashlyn Ritter’s passion for science communication was a perfect match for her career. She shares tips on how to branch out of...


For early career geneticists who would like to transition to a policy career, the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship provides a 16-month training experience designed...


Policy should be informed by scientific data. It’s critical that scientists are directly involved in ensuring policy decisions both reflect scientific knowledge and support innovation....


AAAS Science, Technology and Policy fellow Maryam Zaringhalam started community engagement activities during her PhD that helped her transition into a career in science policy...


Marnie Gelbart, Director of Programs at pgEd, shares her perspective on the need for bidirectional exchange between scientists and communities to shape the path forward....


Chris Mason, Associate Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, talks about revolutionizing academic research by setting a 500-year survival plan, harnessing the power of citizen scientists,...


Nigel Delaney, Vice President of Computational Biology at the startup GenePeeks, talks about his transition from team member to manager and recommends PhD students remember the...


Brooke LaFlamme found her career in scientific publishing through informational interviews. She recommends trainees interested in science communication fields start writing early and often. In...