Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Published: August 13, 2019
Location
Washington D.C.
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Policy / Scientific /
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Description

~ The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. ~

The AAAS seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people." To fulfill this mission, the AAAS Board has set the following broad goals:

  • Enhance communication among scientists, engineers, and the public.
  • Promote and defend the integrity of science and its use.
  • Strengthen support for the science and technology enterprise.
  • Provide a voice for science on societal issues.
  • Promote the responsible use of science in public policy.
  • Strengthen and diversify the science and technology workforce.
  • Foster education in science and technology for everyone.
  • Increase public engagement with science and technology.
  • Advance international cooperation in science.

Fellowship Position Overview

Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy, and enhance STEM in the federal government.

  • Gain hands-on policy experience, help develop and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and join a strong corps of over 3,000 policy-savvy alumni fellows working across sectors to serve the nation and citizens around the world.
  • Fellows serve yearlong assignments in all three branches of the federal government in Washington D.C. and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and career stages.

Eligibility

  • STPF is seeking candidates with strong STEM credentials, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
  • Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Applicants with an M.S. in engineering plus three years of professional experience also qualify.

Stipend & Benefits

  • $80,000 - $105,000
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel/Traning and relocation allowances

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply on Company Website" below to access additional information and to apply. 
  • Application deadline for the 2020-21 fellowship class is November 1, 2019.

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