Are you a young, motivated, curious scientist interested in science advocacy?
ASBMB sponsors an annual short trip aka “Hill Day” (very short, but fully-funded) to DC for students/postdocs across the country. There you will get exposed to a brief policy training’s session followed by meetings with congressional offices. The deadline is in 4 days (2/24) but the application is super short:
I heard great things about it, but haven’t gone myself. Go, come back and tell us about it!