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In addition to the AAS John Bahcall Public Policy Fellowship, there are several other options for AAS members to enter the world of science policy. A subset of available internships and fellowships in science and technology policy are listed below, but sciencepolicy.us maintains a great, longer list as well.

National Academies of Science Mirzayan Fellowship

A 12-week program for graduate students or those recently receiving their PhD. This is a popular entry-point into science policy; there are multiple sessions and deadlines each year.

AAAS Science and Technology Fellowships

AAAS fellows are placed in various executive branch agencies such as the State Department, EPA, NSF, etc. The AAAS also directly sponsors two Congressional fellows who work at Congressional offices or committees. In general, you must have defended your PhD by the application deadline. However, some AAAS fellowships, like the Mass Media Fellowship, are for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline is usually 15 December, for fellowships that start in September.

AIP Science Policy Fellowships

The American Institute of Physics sponsors one State Department Fellow and two Congressional fellows, both under the umbrella of the AAAS S&T Fellowship program, but all selected and sponsored by the AIP. The AAS contributes to the funding of the State Department Fellow. AAS is a member society of the AIP, and AAS members can apply for both fellowships. US Citizenship and a PhD are required. Deadline is 15 January for fellowships that start in September.

AGU Congressional Science Fellowship

Members of the American Geophysical Union (which has many members in planetary and space science) can apply for the AGU's congressional science fellowship, which is part of the AAAS fellowship program. The program is aimed at early to mid-level scientists with doctorates, but there are no specific requirements on educational or career level. Deadline is 1 February each year.

APS Congressional Fellowship

Members of the American Physical Society may apply for the APS fellowship, and it is possible to apply for the AIP and APS congressional fellowships with a single application. In general, a PhD is required, but can be waived in certain circumstances. Deadline is the same as the AIP, 15 January.

Berkner Space Policy Internship

For undergraduates who have completed their junior year, summer and autumn internships exist, and they last for 10 weeks. Deadlines varie with start date.

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