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7 Tips for the AAAS STPF Finalist Interview Week

By Maciej Gonek
Congratulations! You survived the semi-finalist round of interviews for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF), and you are now a finalist. For STPF finalists, interviewing in

Using Microbe Art to Engage with Science

By Elizabeth Hoffman
One December day in 2017, I came across a picture of a Christmas tree. This wasn’t your average festive fir, though – it was drawn using multicolored bacteria strains: green evergreen boughs, red

PODCAST | Protecting Antarctica with Dr. Nature McGinn, Part 1

By Chris Parsons
Dr. Nature McGinn is currently the Environmental Policy Program Manager and Antarctic Conservation Act Permit Officer in the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation. Nature has

PODCAST | Watch Your Posture: Another Problem of Extended Computer and Device Use by Kids

By Philip Ko
With so many children currently attending school virtually on laptops, tablets and other smart devices, there is concern about how the extended use of these devices affects them. While much attention

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