The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy fellowships. Policy fellowships provide the unique opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to national and international issues in the federal policy realm. Fellows share an interest and commitment to public service, a desire to learn about science and technology policy, and a willingness to apply their scientific and engineering backgrounds in new arenas.
Fellows serve in yearlong assignments in the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the federal government in Washington. Candidates who demonstrate strong scientific and technical credentials, a commitment to public service, strong communication skills, problem-solving ability, good judgment, flexibility, and leadership qualities, are encouraged to apply.
For more than 40 years, scientists, social scientists, engineers, and health professionals have applied their knowledge and technical expertise to policymaking while developing valuable career-enhancing skills in the process. Join a network of more than 2,800 current and alumni fellows impacting policy, contributing to public service, and forging new careers.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE: November 1, 2014
FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016
– Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science, health/medical or engineering discipline Master’s in engineering with 3 years of engineering related professional experience.
– US citizenship.
STIPEND & BENEFITS:- $75,000–$100,000.
– Health insurance, travel/training and relocation allowances.