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Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science

These tend to be more cause-oriented.  For example, American Heart AssociationAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association, or the American Society for Microbiology just to name a few.

STEPUP @ BU  The Science & TEchnology in PUblic Policy (STEPUP) group’s mission is to support interested graduate students and post-docs on the path to developing a career in policy, to promote understanding of the role of science in dictating policy both nationally and internationally, and to communicate the importance of science-led initiatives in legislation to the general public.  Email for more information: info@stepupbu.org

Other websites of interest 

Office of Science and Technology Policy

AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy

USAjobs Pathways for Student & Recent Grads to Federal Careers

UPenn Public Policy Research Think Tanks 2011.  This site links to think tanks for environmental, science & technology, health policy, as well as others.

Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI)

The Lobbying Landscape and Beyond: 15 Groups to Know.  Oct 2008. Nature Medicine, Vol14, Num 10. Nature Publishing Group

American Institutes for Research

USAID | Global Health Fellows II .  Join their listserv to receive open positions and news!

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

Friends of Cancer Research

SACNAS Science Policy Resources

Policy Fellowships

 SACNAS Science Policy Fellowship

Policy Courses

BU SPH Health Policy & Management