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AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows

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American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
15 days ago


Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists, social 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. STPF is seeking candidates with strong STEM credentials, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.  


Application deadline for the 2022-23 fellowship year is November 1, 2021. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree. 


Apply today! 



- $83,000–115,000. 
- Health insurance 
-Travel/training and relocation allowances.  




FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023 



Questions? Email or call 202-326-6700  



-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. 


Job Information

  • Job ID: 57726816
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows
  • Company Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $83,000.00 - $115,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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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