Into the Policy Fray:
Bringing Science to the U.S. Congress
Plan to attend this informative panel discussion for scientists who would like to contribute to public policy by working on Capitol Hill, come learn how the AMS/UCAR Congressional Science Fellowship allows you to spend a year working for a Member of Congress or a congressional committee.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:30pm
Panelists: Kevin Rennert (2008-2009 AMS-UCAR Congressional Science Fellow, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources) Jack Fellows (Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Director of UCAR Office of Programs) Michael Morgan (Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison) Eric Webster (ITT Corp) Paul Higgins (Moderator)
THE PROGRAM: The AMS/UCAR Congressional Science Fellowship program will permit you to spend a full year in the U.S. Congress working on science policy issues. The Fellowship term is from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010. Each fellow is free to choose from a wide variety of positions within Congress. He or she will spend the year on Capitol Hill with over 30 fellows from other professional societies. A stipend of $50,000 is provided and up to $10,000 for moving, travel, and other expenses. Click here to see more details on the role of a Congressional Science Fellow.
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