American Geological Institute (AGI) Government Affairs Program. (AGI/AIPG)

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 Deadline: 

Varies from October 2018 to March 2019
   

Start Date: 

Summer; start date will be based on candidate's availability
   

Duration: 

12-14 weeks
   

Location: 

Alexandria, VA
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Public Policy
   

Description: 

Join the American Geosciences Institute as a Geoscience Policy Intern! The Geoscience Policy program represents the shared interests of the geoscience community in Washington, D.C., and actively works with Congress and federal agencies to foster better communication and public policy for the geosciences in areas including water, energy and mineral resources, natural hazards, environmental protection, and federal funding for geoscience research and education.

AGI seeks outstanding geoscience or engineering students or recent graduates (Bachelor's or Master's level) with a strong interest in federal science policy. Interns will hone their writing and web publishing skills, while gaining first-hand policy experience and improving their understanding of the legislative process.
   

Benefits: 

$5,500 stipend

   

Major(s): 

Environmental Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biological Sciences, Applied Ecology, Geography, Political Science

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcript
 

Contact: 

Summer Internship Representative
American Geologic Institute, Government Affairs Program
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22301-1502
Phone: (703) 379-2480     Fax: (703) 379-7563
Email: govt@americangeosciences.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.americangeosciences.org/policy/get-involved/internships-and-fellowships#PolicyInternship
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