Eric Hammond is the Director of Government Relations at Universities Space Research Association (USRA). USRA's mission is to advance the space-and aeronautics-related sciences exploration through innovative research, technology, and education programs; promote space and aeronautics policy; and develop and operate premier facilities and programs by involving universities, governments, and the private sector for the benefit of humanity.
In this episode we discuss:
- Going from college to working on Capitol Hill.
- Working with 110 universities on government STEM based initiatives.
- The significance of mentors and sponsors to further your career outlook.