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What They Won’t Tell You About Working in Government: Advice to New Fellows From an Alum ?

By Loren LaPointe and Philip Ko
The final stage before one fully steps into the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) is an intense two-week orientation where incoming fellows receive a crash course in science policy

PODCAST | How a Scientist Serves as an Elected Official During COVID-19

By Brynn Hollingsworth
Julie Palakovich Carr is a scientist who now serves as a state legislator in the Maryland House of Delegates. We spoke to her this past June, and she discussed her transition from academic research to

PODCAST | Part 2: AAAS S&T Policy Fellows in the Era of COVID-19

By Aaron Conrado and Megan DeCesar
The Science & Technology Policy Fellowships at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provide broad opportunities for scientists to engage in government policy, but COVID-19

PODCAST | Part 1: AAAS S&T Policy Fellows in the Era of COVID-19

By Aaron Conrado and Megan DeCesar
The Science & Technology Policy Fellowships at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provide broad opportunities for scientists to engage in government policy, but COVID-19

A Local Community Needed a Scientist. A Dynamic Fellow Duo Answered the Call.

By Erin McDuffie and Andrea Hindman
A Fresh AAAS STPF Candidate: Dr. Erin McDuffie (@atmosph_erin). Erin: Rewind to late April, Finalist Interview Week for the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF). It was Monday

Enough already: It's time to stop giving intelligent assistants female names and voices

By Lucy Erickson
For several years now, I’ve been railing against the increasing number of intelligent assistants that have female names and voices — Siri, Alexa, Cortana. Even Bank of America has jumped on the