June 19-23, 2017 Boot Camp session is completely booked. New applications will be put on a wait list for future sessions (January and June 2018). Thank you!
The Alda Center's Science Communication Boot Camp is intended for scientists – including faculty members, post docs and graduate students – who are eager to improve their skills in communicating science to the public. We teach flexible skills that are applicable to communicating with a range of people outside your own field, including students, funders, employers, policymakers, community members and scientists in other disciplines. This intensive week of training will include workshops from our foundational courses, as well as presentation skills which will be incorporated into a culminating activity at the end of the week. Our next boot camp will be held at Stony Brook University in Long Island, NY from June 19-23, 2017. Applications will be reviewed and accepted/denied on a rolling basis through April.
Key Dates and Deadlines:
- March 1, 2017: Early Application Deadline ($1,500 rate)
- March 15, 2017: Early Application Full Payment Due
- April 15, 20-17: Final Application Deadline ($1,750 rate)
- May 1, 2017: Full Payment Due
A $200 non-refundable deposit is due within two weeks of acceptance into Boot Camp. Scholarships are available for students. Please indicate student status on your application form if you wish to apply for a scholarship. Cancellations will be issued a refund through May 19, 2017 (minus $200 deposit).