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Gaining Insight: An interview with the STPF Director

By Ashley Pennington
Taking full advantage of the lessons that we have all learned during our time of remote work, I leveraged SOTF connections and found some virtual time on Dr. Rashada Alexander's calendar. During our

PODCAST | STPF Fellows Reflect on Their Fellowship Year

By Reshmina William
On a very special episode of Sci on the Fly, host and current STPF fellow Reshmina William sat down with four members of the STPF Class of 2021-22 to hear their reflections and lessons learned from

Seven Steps to Successful Networking

By Ashley Pennington
Beer in hand, I roamed the NY Catalysis Society meeting, as I had done every month since the start of my graduate career. These precious 30 minutes, just before the dinner and talk, were for chatting

5 Things to Do Before Starting your AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship

By Vincent Tedjasaputra, Miranda Paley and Michael Bellecourt
By now, the incoming AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) cohort (aka the class of 2021-22) have survived virtual screening interviews, dozens of interviews with potential host offices

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

Cultivating the Policymaker Within

By Sanae Ferreira, Elizabeth Necka and Andrea Stathopoulos
We’ve all been there: with some time between when you start to think about applying to the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) and when you actually apply, and you may have wondered,