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Career Paths in Policy




for Members

Career Paths in Policy

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT


Presented By

Science Alliance


Policy and Science Policy offers exciting opportunities for individuals looking to have a broader impact as they are transitioning beyond Academia. It is a career path that is open to individuals coming from diverse professional degrees and backgrounds. It helps understand how to utilize scientific principles to communicate impact creating policies to policy makers. It builds upon one's problem solving skills from being a trainee in Academia and learning project management, communications and partnership development skills.

During this webinar, you’ll hear from a panel of Scientists on the following topics:

  • Career growth of the Panel in Policy
  • What opportunities to seek when planning for a career in Policy?
  • What are the critical skills to consider when working in Policy?
  • What are the various avenues you get exposed to in the Policy space?

The event will be followed by a virtual networking opportunity at 6:30 PM. If you have targeted questions you would like answers to – please email and we will embed it during this conversation.


Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow


Cheyenne Young​
Cheyenne Young​

Bard College


Allison McCague, PhD
Allison McCague, PhD

Science Policy Analyst, NIH

Abby Goldman, PhD
Abby Goldman, PhD

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)