Science Meets Congress

Science Meets Congress
Host Campus: SPAR
When: 4/30/19 – 5/2/19
Where: Washington, D.C.
Description: This trip to Capitol Hill serves to demonstrate the ways that research at Rutgers benefits all residents of New Jersey and beyond. The first full day in D.C. will include training and networking with leaders in Science Policy, including those at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Rutgers Office of Federal Relations, and others. On the second day, participants will meet with the offices of several U.S. Representatives and Senators to advocate for science-based policy. Eligibility: Rutgers graduate student (Master’s or Doctoral level) at the time of the trip. All fields of study are encouraged to apply! Previous policy experience is not necessary!
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