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SciComm STEP: Sparking Transitions
for Experienced Professionals

Applications for the fall 2022 cohort of SciComm STEP are now closed.

If you are not participating this fall but would like to apply for a future cohort, please complete this interest form & we’ll we'll contact you with program developments.

SciComm STEP is a a cohort-based, virtual professional development program. STEP will guide experienced science communicators (SCs) to use their experience on themselves to overcome career-advancement barriers. Participants will leave this six-week, cohort-based program with individualized action plans that shift their approach to professional growth. STEP builds beyond existing science communication (scicomm) training/resource programs, making intensive, product- and mindset-focused professional coaching available to a broad swath of SCs for a minimal fee (no membership or paywalls!). The first cohort of SciComm STEP is fully funded by the National Association of Science Writers through their Peggy Girshman Idea Grants Program.