IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)

The IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) provides a unique opportunity for recent graduates to become actively involved in the science policy arena through the Science Policy Fellowship Program. This two-year, paid fellowship provides recent bachelor’s degree recipients with a unique opportunity to use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on a diverse set of challenges in science and technology (S&T) policy areas, including space sciences, innovation and competitiveness, energy, health and life sciences, national security, biotechnology, information technologies, and STEM education. Fellows will be involved in collaborative research with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and other Federal Government organizations, such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

This is a full-time position and is only open to recent recipients of a bachelor’s degree (conferred within the May 2016 – July 2018 timeframe), including recipients of a master’s degree if their bachelor’s was received in or after May 2016. Candidates with degrees in engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, computer science, mathematical sciences, statistics, and learning sciences are encouraged to apply. U.S. citizenship is required.

The application process is underway (students can apply at idalink.org/STPI-FP) and the application deadline for this year’s fellowship is January 12, 2018; the fellowship period will begin in July, 2018.  A flyer is attached with more information about the program.  Please feel free to contact STPI-Fellow@ida.org with any questions.

 

SPF Flyer 2018 Recruiting (002)

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