Posts tagged Career Options: Science Policy

Internship Opportunity: The Office of Science and Technology Policy

Kate Stuart
January 24, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2014 Internship Program.  The application deadline is 11:59pm Friday, March 7.  Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the 2014 academic year are welcome to apply.  More information and application instructions are available at 

Job Opportunity: Health Policy Analyst, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a not-for-profit membership organization supporting over 57,000 members/physicians across the country. As the experts in women’s health we provide a wide range of services for the nation's leading group of professionals.   Located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit our Website!

Job Opportunity: The Department of Energy's EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014

The Department of Energy's EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowshipswill serve as the next step in the educational and professional development of leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, providing an opportunity for scientists and engineers with relevant energy technology experience to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C.

Applications open for the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2013

Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. These professional development opportunities enable fellows to work hands on with policy-makers to develop solutions to complex scientific and technical issues facing California through their interaction with the legislative process.

Video of November's Science Policy PhD Career Connections is available online

Kim Petrie
December 4, 2013

The BRET Office of Career Development recorded the November session of PhD Career Connections about Science Policy. The video of the presentation by Dr. Kenny Gibbs is now available for viewing online at Dr. Gibbs discussed his transition from PhD to AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow and then NCI Cancer Prevention Fellow.

Apply for the Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award to receive a travel award to DC

Kim Petrie
November 25, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated initiative and leadership in science policy can apply today for the Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. Recipients obtain first-hand experience at the interface of science and public policy. Winners will receive a trip to Washington, DC, to participate in the Biological and Ecological Sciences Coalition Congressional Visits Day, an annual two-day event that brings scientists to the nation’s capital to advocate for federal investment in the biological sciences, with a primary focus on the National Science Foundation.

"Students for Science Policy" events with the Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee

Kate Stuart
November 5, 2013

The Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee has a new program for graduate, law, and business students interested in learning about and gaining experience in science policy.  This program will complement LifeSciTN's initiatives to advance the life science industry in Tennessee and will connect their advocacy initiatives to our students.

Kenny Gibbs to discuss science policy and research on career choice of STEM PhDs

Don't miss the November PhD Career Connections seminar about Science Policy on Wednesday, November 13! The speaker is Dr. Kenny Gibbs, who recently finished a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Science Foundation. During his AAAS Fellowship, Kenny conducted research about factors that influence career choice of STEM PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship application deadline is November 1

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

The American Association for the Advancement of Science manages and administers Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in five program areas to provide the opportunity for accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy. The fellowship programs have several basic requirements.

RESCHEDULED - "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill"

Kim Petrie
October 21, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance is sponsoring a series of seminars this fall about science policy. The new date and time for "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill" will be Monday, November 4 at 5:30PM. The seminar will be in Light Hall 512. RSVP here. Speakers will be Garry Latimer and Dr. Greg Stelzer. R. Garry Latimer, the President and CEO of DiaTech, and Dr.

Job Opportunity: Science Policy with FASEB

Kim Petrie
August 9, 2013

The individual will track legislative and policy developments affecting FASEB member societies, draft congressional and membership correspondence, position papers and testimony, support the Director of Legislative Relations and Director of Public Affairs, represent FASEB and its member societies in meetings on Capitol Hill and with other coalition partners, and arrange and staff meetings for FASEB leadership.  

Virtual Chat and Announcement from AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship program

Kim Petrie
July 17, 2013

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships is launching two new program areas: Big Data & Analytics and Judicial Branch. To learn more about these program areas and hear more about the fellowship experience, join AAAS for the next live virtual chat event with Fellows and program staff on Wednesday, August 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.