Posts tagged Career Options: Government Administration

Fellowship opportunity at BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority)

Kim Petrie
August 23, 2017

Are you interested in transitioning to a career in policy for public health emergency preparedness? Consider applying for a 1-year ORISE fellowship offered by the US Department of Health and Human Services BARDA program. U.S. citizens who are enrolled in a PhD program in science, engineering, public health, or medicine (or those no more than 5 years post-bachelor's) are eligible to apply.

Job Opportunity: Director, Therapeutic Area Strategies, Government Affairs for US/Global HCV, AbbVie (Chicago or Washington DC)

Kate Stuart
December 19, 2016

https://abbvie.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1607998&lang=en

The Director, Therapeutic Area Strategies, is responsible for supporting Government Affairs objectives, and devising and implementing comprehensive government affairs strategies to support key brands (Hepatitis C and Specialty), positively influencing the policy, legislative and regulatory environments in the United States and globally, and identifying, creating, and sustaining innovative partnerships to support brand goals.   This position will also be responsible for providing knowledge development support to government relations colleagues globally, in order to influence the environment in their targeted geographies in a manner that supports AbbVie’s business objectives.  

2017 Presidential Management Fellowship program - great for transitioning to government

Kim Petrie
November 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) is a prestigious leadership development program designed to help advanced degree candidates and advanced degree holders enter a career in the US Federal Government. Selected PMF Finalists are eligible to work in a managerial/ administrative role (not research) at a range of government agencies. PMFs perform valuable service while jump-starting their careers, and get full salary and benefits as well as challenging assignments, formal professional training, and optional rotations to other age

Beyond the Lab: Efrain Garcia, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 30, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Efrain Garcia, PhD, who held the longest title of all of our interviewees! Here it is: "Senior Science Analyst, Project Officer, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Department of Health and Human Services." Despite the long title, we really enjoyed talking to Dr. Garcia!

Beyond the Lab: Hillary Carter, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Hillary Carter, Senior Advisor for Biosecurity and a Team Chief in the Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR), US Department of State. Dr. Carter spoke at the 2015 Career Symposium, and we were thrilled to also get an interview with her for Beyond the Lab. Interesting fact: Hillary is a Double Dore, completing her undergraduate and graduate training here at Vanderbilt.

Job Posting: Government Relations Associate, Consortium of Social Science Associations, Washington DC

Kate Stuart
February 23, 2016

The Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) is seeking to fill one (1) position for Government Relations Associate. The desired candidate will have at least two (2) years of professional advocacy, policy or related experience. Previous lobbying experience or experience working on Capitol  Hill is preferred, though not required.

Apply September 28-October 13 for the Presidential Management Fellows program

Kim Petrie
September 15, 2015

The Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) is a prestigious leadership development program designed to help advanced degree candidates and advanced degree holders enter a career in the US Federal Government. Selected PMF Finalists are eligible to work in a managerial/ administrative role (not research) at a range of government agencies. PMFs perform valuable service while jump-starting their careers, and get full salary and benefits as well as challenging assignments, formal professional training, and optional rotations to other agen

List of science policy fellowships

Kim Petrie
September 8, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Interested in a career in science policy? A policy fellowship or internship is a great stepping stone to a career in this area. This blog post from Discover has a list of science policy internship and fellowship opportunities for scientists and engineers.  http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/intersection/2009/04/09/policy-fellows...

Apply for the 2016 AAAS Fellowship Program

Kate Stuart
September 3, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities for professional development and public service. AAAS, as part of its mandate to advance science and serve society, operates the S&T Policy Fellowship Program. The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based policy and practice by involving scientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines, backgrounds and career stages, and to build leadership for a strong S&T enterprise that benefits all people.

Tennessee Governor’s Management Fellowship

Kate Stuart
August 27, 2015

This fellowship gives recent graduates the opportunity to work for executive-level state government leaders in areas that interest them.  It is a two-year commitment, and all of the fellows live and work in Nashville, Tennessee. Please visit the website for more information and if you have questions, those can be sent to tn.fellows@tn.gov.

Paid Fall 2015 Internships in Washington DC

Kim Petrie
June 19, 2015

Note from the BRET Office of Career Development: If you are currently enrolled as a Vanderbilt PhD student or postdoctoral fellow (within 2 years of graduation) and you wish to pursue this internship opportunity, there are travel scholarships available through the ASPIRE program to help defray the costs associated with travel and lodging.

From Vanderbilt to AAAS Fellowship Information Panel

Kate Stuart
May 12, 2015

The AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships provide opportunities for scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills in the federal policy realm.  Learn about the opportunities, process, and outcomes from the personal experiences of alumni Hillary Hager Carter, Nicole Garbarini, and Efrain Garcia as well as current postdoc Barbara Natalizio who most recently interviewed and was accepted to the program.  Thursday, May 28 12 noon-1pm  Light Hall 415 A-D 

Career Case Session with Omari Bandele

Kate Stuart
April 15, 2015

Join Omari Bandele, PhD, FDA, as he discusses in-depth his daily work-life activities. Wednesday, May 6 11:30am-1pm Light Hall 415 A&B Registration is required. The closed group will have an in-depth discussion with Dr. Bandele about his role with the FDA and skills needed to obtain and maintain the position. Event limited to 25 people.

Job Opportunity: Managing Editor, Congressional Budget Office

Kate Stuart
April 15, 2015

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress to aid in policy decisions. The Management, Business, and Information Services Division seeks an experienced editor to manage the day-to-day operations of editing and publishing—helping to ensure that CBO’s reports are clear and accessible to a broad audience, including Members of Congress, Congressional staff, researchers, and other members of the public. 

2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium: Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!

The BRET Office of Career Development, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and training grants in biomedical sciences, are happy to announce the annual Career Symposium – “Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!” -- on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Student Life Center on t

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