AMS is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Congressional Science Fellowship. Details below.
The AMS Congressional Science Fellowship makes it possible for one scientist to spend a full year in the U.S. Congress working on science policy issues. (S)he will also be a member of the AAAS Science and Technology Fellows program, which includes over 30 Congressional fellows from other professional societies and roughly 200 executive branch fellows. The fellowship term is from September 1 to August 31. Read More
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the atmospheric or related sciences, be a member of AMS (or applying), be a U.S. citizen, and be comfortable working with people from a diverse professional backgrounds and under demanding deadlines. Under exceptional circumstances, applicants without a Ph.D. but with equivalent education and experience may be considered. Federal employees are not eligible. Read More
Applications for the Congressional Fellowship are due to the AMS by February 15.
Past Congressional fellows are an amazing group. See who they are, how they spent their year, and what they've gone on to accomplish.