CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Seeking: Scientists, doctors, or engineers at all career stages.

The application deadline for the 2012-2013 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships is quickly approaching. The deadline to apply is December 5, 2011, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Opportunities
Placement opportunities are available in congressional offices and 15 executive branch agencies. The five fellowship areas offered for September 2012 through August 2013 are:

         Congressional

         Diplomacy, Security& Development

         Energy, Environment & Agriculture

         Health, Education & Human Services

         Roger Revelle Fellowship in Global Stewardship

Eligibility
To be considered for a fellowship, all successful applicants must hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, etc.), in any of the following:

         Social/Behavioral sciences

         Medical/Health disciplines

         Biological, Physical or Earth sciences

         Computational sciences and Mathematics

         Engineering disciplines (applicants with a masters degree in engineering and three or more years of post-degree professional experience also qualify).

Non U.S. citizens and federal employees are not eligible for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships. Visit the Fellowships website  to learn more about eligibility requirements.

Benefits
Stipends range from approximately $74,000 to $99,000 (depending on years of experience and previous salary). Other benefits include health insurance, travel/training allowance and relocation allowance. For more information about benefits, visit http://fellowships.aaas.org/05_Support/05_index.shtml.

Do you know someone interested in policy? Please share this opportunity with friends and colleagues who may be seeking new ways to shape their career and make an impact on society.

To learn more about the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships, visit our website at http://fellowships.aaas.org. Please contact the Fellowships staff at fellowships@aaas.org or 202-326-6700 with questions.