Posts tagged Career Options: Science Policy

Fellowship Opportunities at the intersection of science and policy

Kate Stuart
October 9, 2014

Along with the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships, there are many other opportunities and resources available for those interested in learning about the intersection of science and policy, and applying and communicating scientific and technical information to support well-informed policies, programs, and practices.

2015 PMF Application Information Sessions

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

The PMF program began in 1977 to help graduate students with advanced degrees in public policy or law transition to a career in the federal government. Over time, the program expanded to include more than just law and public policy, and in 2014, the PMF program began recruiting graduate students and postdocs in science, technology, engineering, and math through a new PMF-STEM track. Last year 91 applicants were selected as PMF-STEM finalists.

FASEB Advocacy Webinar

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

Please save-the-date for a webinar to learn about new advocacy tools available from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and how you can join FASEB's efforts to urge Congress to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and other federal research agencies! The webinar is on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:00 noon EST. RSVP to Meghan McCabe at mmccabe@faseb.org. You must RSVP to participate in the webinar.

Conference opportunity for biomedical engineers interested in science policy

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

AIMBE is hosting a Public Policy Training Institute on September 3-5 in Washington, DC geared toward educating and informing participants about the public policy landscape that surrounds health and regulatory science. Attendees will learn from some of Washington's top insiders about the role of policy in shaping the scientific enterprise. Sessions with confirmed speakers are highlighted below.  The Role of Scientists in Public PolicyElizabeth O'Hare, National Academies of Science

Job Opportunity: Science Policy Analyst, The American Association of Immunologists, Bethesda, Maryland

Rachel Howell
July 23, 2014

The American Association of Immunologists (www.aai.org), a professional society of research scientists, seeks a Science Policy Analyst to provide scientific expertise to the AAI public affairs program. Duties include analyzing and responding to relevant issues affecting biomedical research and supporting various AAI programs and activities.

Internship Opportunity: White House Public Service Leadership Program, Washington DC

Kate Stuart
July 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation. The application for the Spring 2015 White House Internship Program is now open.

ASBMB Graduate Student and Postdoc Fall Capitol Hill Day

Rachel Howell
July 10, 2014
Posted in Announcements

This September, YOU can significantly impact the debate over the importance of research funding. Congressional leaders look forward to meeting with residents from their district and rely upon input from their constituents when making decisions. In describing your research, you can highlight the importance and successes of your research, discuss the impact of government-funded research on human health and establish a personal connection with your representative and his/her staff. So how can you accomplish this?

Intern with the US Embassies with an eInternship

Kate Stuart
July 7, 2014
Posted in Announcements

You can intern with U.S. Embassies around the world and in Washington, D.C. while you're at school. eInternships with U.S. Government agencies give you real experience working with government offices in the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Education, etc. eInterns work about ten hours each week directly with their office to do research, social media, website design, data visualizion, reporting, teaching, and much more!

2015 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

Kate Stuart
July 2, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Mirzayan Fellowship Program Office is pleased to announce that the National Academies is accepting applications for the January 2015 session of the Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program.  The online application is available at:  http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/policyfellows/index.htm We encourage you to share this information with qualified individuals.

Summer Internship, US Senate Campaign

Kate Stuart
June 6, 2014
Posted in Announcements

We are seeking summer interns for Alexander For Senate 2014, in the Nashville area. This is an incredible opportunity to gain experience for a statewide election. As an intern, you will complete traditional fieldwork and learn about modern campaign operations. The support of dedicated and enthusiastic interns is crucial to the success of Senator Alexander’s re-election. Time: June – August (flexible start/end dates) Commitment: 10 – 16 hrs/week Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm Saturday 9:30 am Responsibilities:

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