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 engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable technical expertise to policy and enhance engineering 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. Fellow contributions can include portfolio analysis, drafting briefings and reports, and implementing policies to enhance reproducibility of research through rigor and transparency.STPF is seeking candidates with strong background in engineering, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
Application deadline for the 2020-21 fellowship year is November 1, 2019.?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.
- 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.
- U.S. citizenship.
STIPEND & BENEFITS
- $80,000–105,000. - Health insurance - Travel/training and relocation allowances.
About American Association for the Advancement of Science
For more than 40 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. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government in the Washington, D.C. region.