May 30, 2013

GSA Science Policy Fellowship Opportunity in Washington, DC

By Christy Gullion

The Geological Society of America (GSA) is seeking applicants for its Science Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship provides a recent MS or PhD recipient the opportunity to work in the GSA Washington Office for one year. The fellow works with the GSA Director for Geoscience Policy to participate in a range of science-policy activities. The fellow will attend congressional meetings and hearings, agency briefings, seminars, and coalition sessions and will develop communication methods to disseminate this information to GSA members. The fellow will also participate in GSA programs.

The fellow will receive a competitive stipend and healthcare stipend. Funds are also available for fellowship-related travel. The start date is flexible, and could be as early as 1 August 2013. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV/resume, writing sample, and list of three references to Kasey White at kwhite@geosociety.org. Consideration of applications will begin July 1, 2013.

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