Are you interested in public policy? Are you interested in understanding how Congress works? Are you interested in applying science to policy decisions? Then consider applying for a fellowship or internship.

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The American Geosciences Institute, AGI, encourages applications–by February 1–for next year’s William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellowship. The position is a 12 month assignment (starting September 2014) working in Washington DC as a staff member in the office of a member of Congress or a congressional committee. Fellows have unique opportunities to gain first-hand experience with the federal legislative process and make practical contributions to the effective and timely use of geoscientific knowledge on issues relating to energy, the environment, resources, natural hazards, and federal science policy.

Prospective applicants should have a broad geoscience background and excellent written and oral communications skills. Minimum requirements are a Master’s degree with at least three years of post-degree work experience or a Ph.D. Applications can be submitted at www.agiweb.org/gap/csf/application/. More information about the fellowship program is available at http://www.agiweb.org/gap/csf/index.html.

Intern Opportunities

AGI/AIPG Summer Internships in Geoscience Policy: submit application materials,  using AGI’s online submission form by March 15. Applications must include a cover letter stating your science and policy interests and what you feel you can contribute to the geoscience and policy program, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Additionally, each applicant must send AGI an official copy of their college transcripts. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled in, or recently completed, a geoscience bachelor or masters degree program.

AGI/AAPG Fall Semester Internships in Geoscience Policy: submit application materials, using the online submission form by April 15. Applications must include a cover letter stating your science and policy interests and what you feel you can contribute to the geoscience and policy program, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Additionally, each applicant must send AGI an official copy of their college transcripts. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled in, or recently completed, a geoscience bachelor or masters degree program.

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