Call for Applications: AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding veterinarians to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy, and enhance the health & medical sciences 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 3,100 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. Fellow contributions can include global health, supporting healthy communities, and health research. STPF is seeking candidates with strong veterinary credentials, an interest in career transformation, and desire to help impact federal policy.
Application deadline for the 2019-20 fellowship year is November 1, 2018.?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.
STIPEND & BENEFITS
- $75,000–100,000. - Health insurance -Travel/training and relocation allowances.
- Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science, or engineering discipline.
- U.S. citizenship.
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.