Position Summary: AWIS is seeking a
self-motivated, dynamic, and enthusiastic individual who supports the mission
of our organization and is ready to hit the ground running in this exciting and
rigorous Public Policy Fellowship.
Responsibilities: The Public Policy
Fellow at AWIS is responsible for many aspects of the National Office’s
advocacy operations. The Fellow will attend all Congressional briefings and
coalition meetings on Capitol Hill related to women, science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM) that are relevant to the AWIS mission, and
will be expected to keep a detailed record of all policy initiatives and events
via three main outlets:
AWIS in Action! Advocacy and Public Policy Newsletter,
AWIS Magazine and
addition to attending regular meetings and events, the Fellow is expected to be
engaged with the women’s community as well as the STEM community; building
partnerships, coalitions, and making connections across all disciplines and
types of organizational/institutional entities.
applicants will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to
science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or some other field
with a focus on data analysis or scientific writing. As the Fellow will write
and edit our monthly AWIS in Action! Advocacy and Public Policy
Newsletter, a strong command of writing in English is essential. A successful
applicant must be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills, editing, and
writing ability. Must have a solid understanding of political processes.
Capitol Hill experience or comparable advocacy experience strongly preferred.
a cover letter, resume/CV, and short writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the words "Public Policy Fellowship” in the subject line.
Duration: 1-2 Years
Deadline: February 15, 2012