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Video Interviews with STPF Fellows

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows (STPF) share how a leap of faith changed their lives and transformed their careers. Watch this video series of fellows discussing why they applied, how to draft a great application, tips for interviewing, what it’s like to be a fellow, and how the fellowship transformed their careers. 

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"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.



Why Apply?

Why become a policy fellow? Why now? Hear fellows share why they applied to the STPF program. 




The Application: What You Need to Know

Fellows share tips on how to approach the application and stand apart from the crowd.




The Interview Process

Fellows share their experiences during the interview process, and some helpful tips.




Bringing Science to Government

If you had the opportunity to affect policy, what would that look like? Protect the environment. Boost international scientific cooperation. The possibilities are endless.