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Now I'll get to see how sausage is made...

The insight I’ve gained into how the legislative process actually works will be valuable to my future career goals. For scientists or engineers who believe that scientific facts are of primary importance in legislation with a technical component, a fellowship on Capitol Hill can be a real eye opener.

With tongue firmly in cheek...

I was able to bring a number of hard-earned competencies to bear on issues of science and technology policy and management. Moreover, I was surrounded by some of the most enthusiastic professionals I have ever had the pleasure of working with.


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