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The Thrill of the (Government Job) Hunt: How to Master the USAJobs Puzzle

By Stephanie Davis
This article was originally published by the Author at ThePOSTDOCket. As a participant in the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) program I had always dreamed of applying my scientific

The STPF Application: 6 Tips for the Semi-final Interview

By Jennifer Rowland and Georgia Hartman
So, tell me a little bit about yourself… At first glance, the semi-final interviews for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) seem intimidating. You have to prepare a memo, be ready

The STPF Application: 5 Tips for Writing the One-page Memo

By Vincent Tedjasaputra
You want me to write… a policy memo? Around February of every year is the magical time when prospective AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships applicants hear back about their semi-final status

Reporting Tricks and Communication Tips for Scientists in Government

By Sarah Loftus
This summer I had the exciting opportunity to write environmental science stories for a newspaper as a AAAS Mass Media Fellow. The Mass Media Fellowship pairs early career scientists with newspapers

A Message from the new Executive Editor for the Sci on the Fly Blog

By Vincent Tedjasaputra
Write it down. Write it all down. That’s one great piece of advice my mentor gave on the first day of my fellowship, and it’s allowed me to chronicle my accomplishments and failures (or,

PODCAST | Learning to See Science in the World: A Conversation with Dr. Melanie Peffer

By Chris Parsons and Philip Ko
Dr. Melanie Peffer is the author of “Biology Everywhere: How the Science of Life Matters to Everyday Life,” a book that reveals how biological concepts taught in the classroom are connected to the