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Science Policy Fellowship

Employer
National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program
Location
Saint Petersburg, FL
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
Science Policy Fellowship

Applications Open: November 1, 2023
Applications Close: February 7, 2024 | 5 PM ET

The Gulf Research Program's Science Policy Fellowship helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand experience as they spend one year on the staff of federal, state, local, or non-governmental environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, and public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region.

With the guidance of a mentor, fellows delve into activities like policy development, evaluation, restoration planning, grants management, and stakeholder outreach and learn what it takes to make scientific information not just useful but useable. Meanwhile, host offices get a talented technical expert with a fresh perspective and a new network of contacts across the Gulf of Mexico region.

Stipend

Fellows who have completed a MA, MS, or MPH/MSPH degree or who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program will receive an annual stipend of $58,000. Fellows who have completed a PhD, ScD, EngD, MD, DrPH, or DVM will receive an annual stipend of $63,000.

Host Offices

Our 2024 host offices include:

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, State Lands Division, Coastal Section

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico Region

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS)

HARC (Houston advanced research center)

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Mississippi Based RESTORE Act Center of Excellence

NOAA - National Centers for Environmental Information

NOAA RESTORE Science Program

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

Texas Parks and Wildlife, Coastal Fisheries

The Water Institute

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Deepwater Horizon Gulf Restoration Office

For additional information and to apply, please visit our website.

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