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A digest of the latest opportunities in science policy from around the web, such as open positions on advisory committees, calls for information, fellowships, jobs, and internships.

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AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Application Now Open

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is accepting applications for 2019-2020 S&T Policy Fellowship. Fellows spend a year at a federal agency or congressional office in Washington, D.C., gaining experience in the policymaking process. Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent-level degree or a M.S. in engineering with three years of engineering experience in order to qualify. 

November 1, 2018

National Science Board Accepting Nominations for Honorary Awards

The National Science Board is seeking nominations for the 2019 Vannevar Bush and NSB Public Service Awards. The Vannevar Bush Award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions through public service in science, technology, and policy, while the Public Service Award is given to individuals who have made contributions to increasing public understanding of science and engineering. 

September 28, 2018

International Science Council Seeks Participants for Global Survey of Scientists

The AIP Statistical Research Center, on behalf of the International Science Council, is seeking scientists around the world to participate in a survey to study social dynamics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, computing, mathematics, physics, and the history and philosophy of science and technology. The survey seeks to better understand scientists’ and practitioners’ experiences, challenges, and interests across regions, countries, disciplines, sector of employment, and career stage to help inform the International Science Council and its member unions to increase participation of all people in STEM fields.

October 31, 2018

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is accepting applications for the 2019 National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program. Fellows spend a year in an NNSA program or site office where they contribute technical and policy expertise to activities ranging from strategy development to project implementation. Recent graduates or current students focused on policy or technical fields are encouraged to apply.

October 3, 2018