Creating a Successful Career in Public Policy and the Chemical Industry

April 8, 2010

Red and Blue Stars

Have you ever wondered how policies that affect directions in science and research are made? Would you like a career that helps shape science policy? From stem cells research to climate change, these scientific issues are as much driven by policy decision as scholarly research. Our speaker will share her observations of policy making in the chemical industry and give you an insightful glimpse into the decision process. Join us to learn about science policy and how you can prepare for a career in that field.

What You Will Learn

  • How public policy is made – a peek behind the curtain into science & technology policy making.
  • Steps you can take to prepare for a career in science policy.
  • How to effectively speak up on science policy issues! Your input matters.
  • Why communication is the key to having more influence on science policy.

The Fine Print

ACS Webinars® does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.

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Susan Butts
The Dow Chemical Company