The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is now accepting applications for our annual Student/Postdoc Capitol Hill Day! Every year, the ASBMB brings trainees from across the country to meet with their congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. This fully funded opportunity gives trainees the chance to help promote scientific research by directly interacting with policymakers. The deadline to apply is Feb. 26. The event will be April 11–13.
Arriving on Wednesday, April 11, participants will take part in an orientation session focused on the federal budget process and communicating with members of Congress. On Thursday, April 12, participants will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress. The ASBMB provides participations with transportation, lodging and meals during their stay in Washington, D.C.
If you are an undergraduate, graduate student or postdoc interested in this opportunity, please fill out and submit the Hill Day application form. If you are a principal investigator with trainees who may be interested in this opportunity, please pass along this information.
Applicants will be notified the second week of March if they will be invited to participate.
Please direct questions to Science Policy Analyst André Porter.
Important information in brief:
- Application closes Feb 26. Apply here.
- All applicants will receive notification of selection the last week of March.
- Hill Day will be April 11–13.