[MARMAM] 2006-07 AAAS Fellowships Deadline Approaches

Cori Goodyear cgoodyea at aaas.org
Mon Oct 31 13:38:22 PST 2005


PLUG THE POWER OF SCIENCE INTO PUBLIC POLICY
Become a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow CALL FOR APPLICATIONSDEADLINE: 10 January 2006 There's no better way to serve society with your scientific expertise! These year-long fellowships in Washington D.C., which begin 1 September, provide scientists and engineers with a unique public policy learning experience and an opportunity to apply their knowledge and analytical skills to national and international issues in the policy realm. Career-advancing opportunities are available with Congress and more than a dozen federal agencies. The six fellowship areas are: Congressional Diplomacy Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Global Stewardship Health, Education & Human Services National Defense & Global Security Eligibility & CriteriaAAAS seeks candidates from a broad array of backgrounds and a diversity of geographic, disciplinary, gender, and ethnic perspectives. Fellows come from a range of sectors, including academia, industry, and non-profits, representing a spectrum of career stages, from recent PhD graduates to faculty on sabbatical to retired scientists and engineers. Fellows also have ranged in age from late twenties to early seventies. Regardless of background, career stage, or age, successful applicants must: ·         Be highly qualified doctoral-level scientists (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, and other terminal degrees), in any physical, biological, medical, or social science, any field of engineering, or any relevant interdisciplinary field (individuals with a master's degree in engineering and at least three years of post-degree professional experience also may apply);·         Have solid scientific and technical credentials and the endorsement of three references;·         Hold U.S. citizenship;·         Show a commitment to applying their scientific or technical expertise to serve society;·         Be good communicators, both verbally and in writing, to decision-makers and non-scientific audiences; and ·         Demonstrate integrity and good judgment and display leadership qualities. NOTE: Some program areas and agencies seek additional qualifications. See the website for details. Placements:Placements are available in Congressional offices, the Department of Energy, the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of State, the Agency for International Development, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Agriculture, and other federal offices. Fellowship SupportAnnual stipends begin at $64,000. Fellows receive a relocation allowance, health insurance reimbursement, a travel allowance, support for placement, an eight-day intensive orientation, and a year-long program of professional development activities that include monthly seminars, training workshops, networking gatherings, and a year-end wrap-up event. Apply:AAAS accepts only online applications. Please visit the AAAS Fellowships website for full details on criteria, guidelines, program areas, application instructions, and to access the online application. The deadline is 10 January 2006. FELLOWSHIPS.AAAS.ORGEnhancing Public Policy, Advancing Science Careers 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PLUG THE POWER OF SCIENCE INTO PUBLIC POLICYBecome a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow CALL FOR APPLICATIONSDEADLINE: 10 January 2006 There's no better way to serve society with your scientific expertise! These year-long fellowships in Washington D.C., which begin 1 September, provide scientists and engineers with a unique public policy learning experience and an opportunity to apply their knowledge and analytical skills to national and international issues in the policy realm. Career-advancing opportunities are available with Congress and more than a dozen federal agencies. The six fellowship areas are: Congressional Diplomacy Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Global Stewardship Health, Education & Human Services National Defense & Global Security Eligibility & CriteriaAAAS seeks candidates from a broad array of backgrounds and a diversity of geographic, disciplinary, gender, and ethnic perspectives. Fellows come from a range of sectors, including academia, industry, and non-profits, representing a spectrum of career stages, from recent PhD graduates to faculty on sabbatical to retired scientists and engineers. Fellows also have ranged in age from late twenties to early seventies. Regardless of background, career stage, or age, successful applicants must: ·         Be highly qualified doctoral-level scientists (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, and other terminal degrees), in any physical, biological, medical, or social science, any field of engineering, or any relevant interdisciplinary field (individuals with a master's degree in engineering and at least three years of post-degree professional experience also may apply);·         Have solid scientific and technical credentials and the endorsement of three references;·         Hold U.S. citizenship;·         Show a commitment to applying their scientific or technical expertise to serve society;·         Be good communicators, both verbally and in writing, to decision-makers and non-scientific audiences; and ·         Demonstrate integrity and good judgment and display leadership qualities. NOTE: Some program areas and agencies seek additional qualifications. See the website for details. Placements:Placements are available in Congressional offices, the Department of Energy, the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of State, the Agency for International Development, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Agriculture, and other federal offices. Fellowship SupportAnnual stipends begin at $64,000. Fellows receive a relocation allowance, health insurance reimbursement, a travel allowance, support for placement, an eight-day intensive orientation, and a year-long program of professional development activities that include monthly seminars, training workshops, networking gatherings, and a year-end wrap-up event. Apply:AAAS accepts only online applications. Please visit the AAAS Fellowships website for full details on criteria, guidelines, program areas, application instructions, and to access the online application. The deadline is 10 January 2006. FELLOWSHIPS.AAAS.ORGEnhancing Public Policy, Advancing Science Careers

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