APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship announcement
Psychological scientists will spend a full year working as special assistants in a federal science agency on research administration and policy
Calling all scientists – come spend a year in Washington, DC! Applications are due January 6, 2012 for the 2012-2013 APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship program. One or more psychological scientists will spend a full year (beginning September, 2012) working as special assistants in a federal science agency on research administration and policy. Previous placement opportunities have included the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the FBI Academy, the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences. The fellowship offers an invaluable opportunity and is open to APA member psychologists who have completed their doctorates and who are looking to apply their scientific expertise to the executive branch policy arena. For more information, contact Dr. Heather O’Beirne Kelly in APA’s Science Government Relations Office by email or (202) 336-5932.