Programs & Institutions
- Congressional Operations
- Federal Budgeting
- Working with Congress & Congressional Staff
- Media Training
- The Executive Branch
- Communication and Advocacy
Congressional Research Service
Training for congressional staff in legislative and budget procedures
Edward Tufte providing "Presenting Data and Information" course
The Evaluators’ Institute at Claremont Graduate University
Focused on training in evaluation for beginning, mid-career, and advanced evaluation professionals.
FAES Graduate School at NIH
Offering classes near NIH campuses in Bethesda/Rockville, on topics including technology transfer and biotech business development. A certificate in technology transfer is available.
Foreign Service Institute
Offers courses about language, leadership, area studies and international negotiations to State Department employees.
Georgetown Government Affairs Institute Courses & Programs
Providing education and training about congressional processes, organization, and practices, and about selected legislative policy issues.
Johns Hopkins Summer Institutes at the School of Public Health
Offers week-long summer courses including Health Policy & Management, Leadership and Strategic Health Communication.
NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education
Courses for postdocs, clinical fellow and graduate students to improve leadership and management skills.
Project Management Institute
- Building Teams, Commitment and Culture for Virtual Teams
- Effective Project Communications and Control for Virtual Teams
- Essential Skills for Managing Projects
- Human Factors and Team Dynamics for Project Managers
- Managing Multiple Projects
- Financial Management
- Informational Technology
- Leadership & Management
- Management Analysis
- Program & Project Management
DC Area Training: Languages, Legislation, Policy…
- American University
- The CapitolNet
- Congressional Research Service (trainings available to Legislative branch fellows only)
- Dictyon Lanuage Services
- Fluent City DC
- Foreign Service Institute (trainings available fellows at the State Department only)
- Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes
- The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy
- George Mason University
- George Washington University
- Georgetown University
- Global Language Network
- University of Maryland, College Park
- USDA Graduate School
- Virginia Tech
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- Next Gen Voices features for Science Magazine
- Science Books and Films reviews new offerings for teachers and librarians
- Science Writing for Lay Audiences
- Goodwin, Jean (Ed.). What is “Responsible Advocacy” in Science? Good Advice. Between scientists & citizens: Proceedings of a conference at Iowa State University, June 1-2, 2012, pp. 151-161.
- Kerrigan, Heather. 12 Tips on Navigating the Federal Job Application Process. GovLoop, 2015.
- Miller, Vicky. 'IMPROV'ing my Communication Skills. Science, 2013.
- Nisbet, Matthew. Do Scientists Have a Special Responsibility to Engage in Political Advocacy? The Big Think, 2010.
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