- This program is only open to recent recipients of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Candidates with degrees higher than a master’s degree will not be considered.
- Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree conferred between May 2015 and July 2017.
- Candidates with degrees in engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, computer science, mathematical sciences or statistics, and learning sciences are encouraged to apply.
- Candidates should possess a strong interest in science and technology policy, although previous policy experience is not required.
- Candidates must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, and will be asked to give a 30-minute presentation on a topic to be assigned during a group interview.
- Ideal candidates are innovative, analytical, self-starting, and able to contribute to and support team efforts.
- Candidates must complete a security investigation and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
- U.S. citizenship is required.
To be considered for this opportunity, interested candidates must follow a two-step process:
- Apply through the IDA website at www.IDA.org. (https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INSTITUTEDA&cws=39&rid=635)
- Submit via email to STPI-Fellow@ida.org the following documents:
- Statement of purpose— explain in 1,000 words or less why you want to work in the area of science and technology policy and how your background/experience makes you a good candidate
- Writing sample—5,000 word maximum
- Transcripts—unofficial transcript is acceptable for consideration, but an official transcript is needed before any offer of employment will be made
- Two letters of academic recommendations—letters must be signed by the individual rendering the reference and delivered as PDF files. Letters can also be sent directly to STPI-Fellow@ida.org by the recommender.
3. Ensure the application and supporting materials are
submitted no later than January 27, 2017.
IDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, genetic characteristic or any other legally protected condition or characteristic.