Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF).This professional level fellowshipis 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 more than 3,400 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, career stages and disciplines, including physics, chemistry, and materials research, to name a few. STPF is seeking candidates with strong STEM credentials, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
Application deadline for the 2021-22 fellowship year is November 1, 2020. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree.
QUALIFICATIONS - Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science, or engineering discipline. - Master’s in engineering with three years of professional engineering experience. - U.S. citizenship.
STIPEND & BENEFITS - $80,000–105,000. - Health insurance - Travel/training and relocation allowances.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE: November 1, 2020
FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022
About American Association for the Advancement of Science
For more than 35 years, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships have provided scientists and engineers with a unique opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to national and international issues in the federal policy realm, while learning first-hand about establishing and implementing policy.
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