Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Fellowships offer an Entrée to Public Science Policy


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The American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics are accepting applications for their 1995–1996 Congressional Science Fellowship programs. For one year, fellows serve on the staff of a senator, representative, or congressional committee. They are afforded an opportunity to learn the legislative process and explore science policy issues from the lawmakers' perspective, while at the same time lending scientific and technical expertise to public policy issues.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field, a strong interest in science and technology policy and, ideally, some experience in applying scientific knowledge toward solving societal problems. Fellows must be U.S. citizens and members of AIP or one of its member societies, which include AGU.