Policy Prereqs

Over at the PostDocsForum, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's Meghan Mott says that when it comes to working in science policy, "there are plenty of ways to get your foot in the door, but it takes considerable time and effort." Fellowships are one way to break into the field, but far from the only, she says. Internships are also desirable entry-points.

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