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Meet the Science Fellows

Date February 1, 2023

Time 12:00pm

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Meet the Science Fellows

Join the current and past Science Fellows as they share their experiences as science advisors in New Jersey state government.
  • Reflections on transition from lab to government
  • Advice on growth and success in their new roles
  • How to prepare a successful application
  • Summer Training experience
  • Stipends, benefits, professional development
  • Career paths after the fellowship
Panelists Include:

Christina Hernandez, PhD
Current Science Fellow, Department of Agriculture

Jesse Kolodin, PhD
21-22 Science Fellow, Department of Banking and Insurance

Allison McCague, PhD
19-20 Science Fellow, Department of Health

Dayna Mercadante, PhD
22 – 23 Science Fellow, NJ Legislature – Senate Majority Office

Sawyer Morgan, PhD
21-22 Science Fellow, Board of Public Utilities

Mai Nguyen, PhD
20-21 Science Fellow, Department of Children and Families