CCST Science Fellows

Presidential Science Advisors Benefit from CCST Policy Fellow Alum
The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is one of very few state-level organizations in the nation designed to offer expert advice to the state government and to recommend solutions to science and technology-related policy issues. There are some issues however which need to be addressed at a national, rather than state, level. One […]
Policy Fellows Bring S&T Expertise to Legislature
As 2012 gets underway, lawmakers in Sacramento are returning to confront the difficult fiscal challenges of the State. In addition they will continue to navigate California’s ever-evolving science and technology related policy issues. Thanks to a small group of dedicated experts, they have a little extra help. The California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship program […]
Inaugural Class of S&T Policy Fellows Recognized by Legislature
As the first year of the California Science Technology & Policy Fellows program comes to a close, both houses of the California Legislature recognized the fellows placed within their respective chambers for their service. “We want to thank all of the science fellows for a marvelous year,” said Senator Joe Simitian (Palo Alto) on August […]
CCST Policy Fellows Look to Opportunities in Federal Laboratories
The inaugural group of CCST Policy Fellows, who continue to connect with the broader S&T community, met with senior personnel from several federal funded laboratories on May 7th as part of an ongoing seminar series covering topics ranging from water and budget to state agency employment options. “This was a terrific opportunity to connect the […]
Legislative Offices Welcome Inaugural Class of California S&T Policy Fellows
The first California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships have begun, placing 10 science and technology advisors to serve one-year terms in a variety of committees and legislator offices in the California State Legislature. “The California Council on Science and Technology Legislative Offices Welcome Inaugural Class of California S&T Policy Fellows has assembled a most impressive […]
CCST Places First California Science and Technology Fellows
The California Council on Science and Technology has awarded the first California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships, placing 10 science and technology advisors to serve one-year terms in the California State Legislature. “CCST’s S&T Fellows Program is an exciting opportunity for both the fellows and the state legislators they will support,” said CCST Council Vice […]
Senior Fellow Gutiérrez Works to Send Policy Fellows to Sacramento
CCST Senior Fellow Carlos Gutiérrez has long been known for providing opportunities for students to experience career enhancement through intense participation in research projects directed by faculty mentors. It is no surprise, then, that he has been actively involved in CCST’s newest program, providing professional development opportunities of a different sort to scientists and engineers […]
AB 573 will enable California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
AB 573 (Portantino) was introduced to enable CCST to provide up to 10 Ph.D. and equivalently trained scientists and engineers fellowships in the State Legislature. This CCST professional development program, referred to as the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (Fellowships), will place fellows in legislative offices for a one-year assignment. Fellows will assist legislators […]
New Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program Launches
CCST is pleased to announce the launch of a new fellowship opportunity for professional scientists and engineers to spend a year working in Sacramento with the California State Legislature. The California Science and Technology (S&T) Policy Fellowships provide a professional development opportunity that will enable members of the scientific community to contribute to scientific and […]