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The opportunities below require nomination or endorsement through the Office of the Vice Provost for Education.
AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science & Engineering (CASE) Workshop
The CASE Workshop program provides students an opportunity to visit Washington, DC, to learn about science policy, the structure and organization of Congress, the federal budget and appropriations process, and tools for effective science communication and civic engagement. Open to students in selected fields: biological, physical, or earth sciences; computational sciences and mathematics; engineering disciplines; medical and health sciences; and social and behavioral sciences.
Penn nominates up to 2 PhD students (and two undergraduates) each year. Students who are selected by their institution to participate in the workshop will spend a few days learning about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal budget and appropriations process, and tools for effective science communication and civic engagement.
Participants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program in one of the following fields:
- Biological, physical, or earth sciences
- Computational sciences and mathematics
- Engineering disciplines
- Medical and health sciences
- Social and behavioral sciences
Students from foreign countries are eligible to attend if they are studying here in the U.S.
Call for nominations typically sent to graduate faculty in fall semester.