What people that now work in Science policy have to say about their experiences.
What is your current job?
Marcos Huerta: I work at the U.S. Department of Energy
What is your level of satisfaction with your current job?
Marcos Huerta: Very high
What qualifications were necessary for obtaining this position?
Marcos Huerta: A background in science policy, a PhD in science
What additional training did you complete in order to be able to perform your duties?
Marcos Huerta: I had two fellowships, the first at the American Astronomical Society as the Bahcall fellow, and then as the AIP Congressional Fellow.
What was your last academic position before switching fields of work (i.e. PhD student, first/second post-doc etc)?
Marcos Huerta: I was on my first postdoc before moving to DC.