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Scientific Societies

FYI is supported by the American Institute of Physics, a federation of 10 scientific societies. FYI covers issues of special concern to these societies and their positions on select issues as well as the activities of other major scientific societies.

 
9 Nov 2000

Are you fascinated by the ongoing drama of Tuesday's election? During the campaign, did you like what you heard on the future of the nation's science and technology policy? Do you wish you had heard more? For those scientists who want to make a personal contribution to the policy of the nation, the AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships enable you to spend a year as a legislative assistant, contributing scientific expertise to a Member of Congress or a congressional committee.

 
29 Nov 1993

The American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society
are looking for physicists who have an interest in science policy
issues.  Applications are now being accepted for the 1994-1995 AIP
and APS Congressional Science Fellowships.

 
28 Dec 1994

A reminder to FYI readers - if you are interested in the 1995-1996
AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships, or know someone who
might be - the deadline is approaching!  All application materials
(letter of intent, resume of 2 pages or less, and three letters of
recommendation) must be postmarked to the address specified below
NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15, 1995.

 
24 Oct 1994

The American Institute of Physics and The American Physical Society
are seeking physicists who have an interest in science policy
issues.  Applications are now being accepted for the 1995-1996 AIP
and APS Congressional Science Fellowships.

 
5 Jan 1994

A reminder to FYI readers - if you are interested in the 1994-1995
AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships, or know someone who
might be - the deadline is approaching!  All application material
(letter of intent, resume of 2 pages or less, and three letters of
recommendation) must be postmarked to the address provided below no
later than JANUARY 15, 1994.

 
12 Dec 1995

Fellowship

A reminder to FYI readers - if you want to apply for the 1996-1997
AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships, or know someone who
might - the deadline is approaching!  Interested applicants are
asked to send a letter of intent and a resume (of two pages or
less) to the address specified below, and should arrange to have
three letters of reference sent to the same address.  All
application materials, single-sided on 8.5" x 11" paper, must be
postmarked NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15, 1996.

 
30 Aug 1995

On September 6, a group of scientists will begin one-year terms
working on Capitol Hill.  The American Institute of Physics, the
American Physical Society, the American Geophysical Union, and,
jointly, the Optical Society of America and the Materials Research
Society, all sponsor Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows.
Approximately 25 professional societies participate in the program
each year under the auspices of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science. 

 
11 Nov 1996

The campaigning is over, the final absentee votes are being counted, and
Congress will be back in town later this month to organize committee
assignments for the 105th Congress.  While most of the Members' recent focus
has been on their states and districts, Capitol Hill has not been completely
deserted. The  incoming class of Congressional Science and Engineering
Fellows participated in a two-week orientation to acclimate them to their new
working environment.  Many have already selected offices and begun serving

 
19 Dec 1997

A reminder to FYI readers - if you want to apply for the 1998-1999 AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships, or know someone who might - the deadline is approaching! Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of intent and a resume (of two pages or less) to the address specified below, and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same address. All application materials, single-sided and unstapled on 8.5" x 11" paper, must be postmarked NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15, 1998.

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