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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. Fellow contributions may include policy research, drafting briefings and reports, and implementing policies to enhance reproducibility of research through rigor and transparency.
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. STPF is seeking candidates with strong STEM credentials, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
-Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science, or engineering discipline, OR a Master’s in engineering with three years of engineering related professional experience.
Application deadline for the 2021-22 fellowship year is November 1, 2020. The application will open June 2020. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree. Applicants with an M.S. in engineering and three years of professional experience also qualify.
150 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: - $80,000–105,000.
- Health insurance
- Travel/training and relocation allowances.
About AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships
The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy, enhance STEM in the federal government, and network with policy administrators and thought leaders.
Fellows, who serve one-year assignments in the federal government in Washington DC, come from a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and career stages. Fellows come from backgrounds such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, mathematics, engineering, biological and environmental sciences, social sciences, medicine, and more.
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