Posts tagged Career Options: Science Policy

Office of Science and Technology Policy Summer Internship Program

Kate Stuart
February 26, 2014
Posted in Announcements

OSTP Internship Program—Summer 2014 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 http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/about/student/. 

Job Opportunity: Science Policy Analyst, APS

Kate Stuart
February 26, 2014

The American Physiological Society seeks a Science Policy Analyst to identify emerging issues involving biomedical research with animals; help formulate Society responses to these issues; and keep the APS leadership and members informed on these issues. Qualifications will include an advanced degree in the life sciences; familiarity with life sciences research; superior communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office; and some experience in policy or a related area such as public outreach.

Public Service Fellows Program

Kate Stuart
February 18, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Public Service is an opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills.

At the Partnership, fellows are integral to the day-to-day operations, programs and activities of our organization. We value the contributions of fellows and work to provide relevant and useful experiences in return.

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 http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/about/student/. 

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 atwww.acog.org!

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 http://bit.ly/1bhAmIO. 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.

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