The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Student/Postdoc Hill Day is now accepting applications! Every year, the ASBMB brings together young researchers from across the country to meet with their Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. This fully funded opportunity gives participants the chance to help promote scientific research by directly interacting with government officials. The deadline to apply is April 29. The event will be June 10-12.
Arriving on Wednesday, June 10, participants will take part in an orientation session focused on the federal budget process and communicating with members of Congress. On Thursday, June 11, participants will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress, before departing on Friday, June 12. In exchange for your time and efforts, we provide transportation, lodging and meals during your stay in Washington, D.C.
If you are an undergraduate, graduate student or postdoc interested in this opportunity, please fill out and submit a Hill Day application form. If you are a PI with trainees who may be interested in this opportunity, please pass this along.
If you have any questions, please contact ASBMB Policy Analyst Chris Pickett. Applicants will be notified the first week of May if they will be invited to participate.
We look forward to reviewing your application and seeing you in Washington this June!
Important information in brief:
- Application closes April 29. Apply here.
- All applicants will receive notification of whether or not they were selected the first week of May.
- Hill Day will be June 10-12.