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Apply for the Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

The Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, a nonpartisan program, has announced the fifth call for fellows. This is an opportunity for outstanding scientists, social scientists and engineers to learn firsthand about policymaking while using their knowledge and skills to address pressing challenges facing Idaho. This year, fellows will have the opportunity to support decision makers in Idaho, serving in yearlong assignments in Idaho’s Legislative Services Office. Portfolios include topics such as water, energy, fire, public health, economic development and more.

A doctoral level science or social science degree (e.g., PhD, ScD, MD, DDS, DVM) or a master’s in engineering and three years of work experience is required. Fellows are provided with compensation, benefits, orientation, professional development, mentorship, a travel allowance and administrative support.

For more information about the fellowship and how you can apply, visit its website and application or contact An online information session will be held February 6 from 1-2 p.m – register here.

Applications for the fellowship are due March 29, and the fellowship year begins in late August 2024.