MRS/ OSA Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship -, USA

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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