[ES_JOBS_NET] AGI's Congressional Geoscience Fellowship (Washington, DC)

Ben Mandler bemandler at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 10:08:23 MDT 2017

*American Geosciences Institute William L. Fisher Congressional Fellowship*

Applications are now open for AGI's 2018-19 William L. Fisher Congressional
Geoscience Fellowship. This fellowship represents a fantastic opportunity
to gain first-hand experience with the legislative process on Capitol Hill.
The successful candidate will spend 12 months (starting September 1, 2018)
in Washington, D.C., working as a staff member in the office of a member of
Congress or a congressional committee. Fellows make practical contributions
to the effective and timely use of geoscientific knowledge on issues
relating to the environment, resources, natural hazards, and federal
science policy.

Prospective applicants should have a broad geoscience background and
excellent written and oral communication skills. Although prior experience
in public policy is not necessary, a demonstrable interest in applying
science to solving public problems is desirable. A Ph.D. at the time of
appointment or a master's degree in engineering plus three years of
professional engineering experience is required. Applicants must be members
of one of AGI's member societies, a list of which is available on our
website <https://www.americangeosciences.org/member-societies>.

The fellowship carries an annual salary of $68,000, relocation, and travel.
Additionally, it may be possible to extend the fellowship for up to four
additional months. Support for the fellowship is provided by an endowment
through the AGI Foundation honoring William L. Fisher.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae
with three letters of reference through our online application. For further
details, please visit our website at
www.americangeosciences.org/policy/internships-and-fellowships, or email
govt at agiweb.org. AGI is an equal opportunity employer.

All application materials must be submitted by *February 1, 2018.*

Several of AGI’s Member Societies also sponsor Congressional Science
Fellowships. For further information, contact the American Geophysical
Union (www.agu.org), the Geological Society of America (www.geosociety.org),
the Soil Science Society of America (www.soils.org), or the American
Meteorological Society (https://www.ametsoc.org) It is acceptable to apply
to more than one society. Stipends, application procedures, and deadlines

Ben E. Mandler, Ph.D.
AGI/Schlumberger Fellow in Geoscience Communication
Critical Issues Program
American Geosciences Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
Tel: +1-(703)-379-2480 Ext. 226
bmandler at agiweb.org
Twitter: @AGI_GeoIssues <https://twitter.com/AGI_GeoIssues>
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