MRS/ OSA Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship
Study Subject : Conducting Legislative or Oversight Work, Assisting in Congressional Hearings and Debates, and Preparing Briefs and Writing Speeches
Employer : American Association for the Advancement of Science for the MRS/OSA Fellow
Level : Post Doctoral
The Fellow spends one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve conducting legislative or oversight work, assisting in congressional hearings and debates, and preparing briefs and writing speeches.
The Fellow also attends an orientation program on Congressional and executive branch operations, which includes guidance in the congressional placement process, and a year-long seminar series on science and public policy issues.
These aspects of the program are administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the MRS/OSA Fellow, and those Fellows sponsored by nearly two dozen other scientific societies.
Scholarship Application Deadline for MRS/ OSA Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship : 7 January 2011