AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows (STPF) share how a leap of faith changed their lives and transformed their careers. Each month leading up to November, we will share informative videos of fellows discussing why they applied, how to draft an application that stands out from the crowd, tips for interviewing, what it’s like to be a fellow, and how the fellowship transformed their careers.
Video 1: Transformation
"If you want to be an actor, you go to Hollywood. If you want to use your science to help influence policy, you go to Washington." Watch alumni fellows share how a leap of faith transformed their careers and lives.
Video 2: Why Apply?
Why become a policy fellow? Why now? Hear fellows share why they applied to the STPF program.
Video 3: The Application - What You Need to Know
Fellows share tips on how to approach the application and stand apart from the crowd.
Video 4: The Interview Process
Fellows share their experiences during the interview process, and some helpful tips.
Video 5: Bringing Science to Government
If you had the opportunity to affect policy, what would it be? Protect the environment. Help people in lesser developed nations. Boost international scientific cooperation. The possibilities are endless.