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Paid WV Legislature STEM Fellowship


Are you a scientist or engineer interested in providing rigorous, nonpartisan science and technology policy research for members of the West Virginia State legislature and gaining first-hand experience in state-level policy? 

Apply for the new West Virginia Science & Technology Policy Fellowship by December 1.

This six-month paid hybrid position begins at the start of the legislative session on January 10, 2024. 

Fellows do not need to move to West Virginia and will work virtually. Two fellows will be selected.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. or other terminal graduate degree in a science or engineering program, including the health and social sciences. If an applicant will have completed all the requirements for their Ph.D. or other terminal degree but has not yet officially graduated, they can apply for consideration.  Applicants should be U.S. citizens.

West Virginia University's Bridge Initiative is now reviewing applications and interviewing candidates for the fellowship program on a rolling basis until December 1, 2023.