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Finding Your Science Policy Path

By Stephanie (Steph) Guerra
By Steph Guerra The following is an excerpt of a blog post by STPF Executive Branch Fellow Steph Guerra, originally published at on September 22, 2020. “But, seriously, what even is

Reflecting on One Exceptional, Partly Virtual Year on Capitol Hill

By Sarah Rovito
This blog post was originally published on September 25, 2020 at InSight by IEEE: Serving as a 2019-2020 IEEE-USA Congressional

How a AAAS S&T Policy Fellow Adapts His Work in the Era of COVID-19

By Ilana Goldberg
STPF fellows are great at adapting their careers to suit their personal interests and whatever life has in store, such as a global pandemic. In this episode, fellow Vince Tedjasaputra talks about how

Pathways to Climate Justice – A Roadmap to Confront Race, Equity, and Justice for Addressing Climate Change

By Andrew Fang and Nicole Scharko
Authors: Andrew Fang-1, Nicole Scharko-1, Crystal Upperman-2 1 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow 2 Senior Scientist, Aclima The following summarizes a panel discussion addressing climate change

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