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Scientists eager to understand science policymaking, particularly in the legislative and executive branches have made the CASE workshop a must-attend event. | Anne Q. Hoy/AAAS

CASE in Point: Graduate Science Students Seek Public Policy Training

Chris Bolden, a Ph.D. candidate researching drug addiction, was thrilled with the outcome of two Arkansas congressional delegation staff meetings as part of an American Association for the Advancement
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How to Grow Future Science Leaders

How to Grow Future Science Leaders Valeria Green Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:08 Subtitle The STPF professional development program Share Title How to Grow Future Science Leaders To get fellows up to speed on
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Transcending Boundaries at a Global Scientific Meeting

Transcending Boundaries at a Global Scientific Meeting Valeria Green Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:12 The AAAS Annual Meeting 2019 teemed with news, learning and sharing – as well as Science & Technology
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New Partnership with U.S. Census Bureau Harnesses Data for Society

New Partnership with U.S. Census Bureau Harnesses Data for Society Valeria Green Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:23 Share Title New Partnership with U.S. Census Bureau This past fall, the U.S. Census Bureau
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Fellows in Print: 2019, No. 1

Fellows in Print brings you policy-related publications by or about STPF fellows. Enjoy!
Cassie Welch was a 2014-2015 legislative branch fellow sponsored by the Federation of Animal Science Societies in Rep. David Valadao’s office (R-CA).

Fellows on the Hill Take on Impressive, And Very Different, Work Environments

Fellows who work inside congressional offices take responsibility for learning new topics and assessing and communicating scientific knowledge while adjusting to a wholly unique workplace. This year, there are 32 legislative branch fellows sponsored by nearly as many partner scientific societies. Fellows also arrive on Capitol Hill (“the Hill”) at many different points in their careers, which affects both what they bring and what they take away from the experience.

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