The Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy provides an early-career professional with training in science or engineering the opportunity to learn about a career in science policy and non-profit administration. While in residence, Hellman Fellows work with senior scientists, policy experts, and industry leaders on critical national and international policy issues related to science, engineering, and technology.

The Hellman Fellow serves as a full-time member of the program area staff and contributes to new and ongoing projects within the “Science, Engineering, and Technology” (SET) program area. Over the two-year tenure, the Fellow will play a key role in helping design and launch new project ideas into Academy’s initiatives. SET is currently scoping projects related to artificial intelligence, mental health, and trust in science and data. The fellow may also support ongoing outreach activities for the Commission on Accelerating Climate Action.

Fellowship Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area of science or engineering and have some experience or a demonstrated interest in an area related to science and technology policy. Ph.D. dissertations must be successfully defended before the start of the position.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without Academy sponsorship.

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