Science Policy Internship, Sponsored By Burroughs Wellcome Fund

internship - full time,

Research America
Arlington, VA
Closed
Posted 93 Days ago
Research America
Arlington, VA
internship - full time,
Posted 93 Days ago
Closed

Description

Science Policy Internship, sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund We are not currently accepting applications for the Science Policy Internship. Check back in a few weeks for updates. Research!Americas Mission Research!America is committed to advancing human health by making biomedical and health research a higher national priority. We advocate for a federal policy climate that helps empower our nations biomedical and health research sectors as they work to accelerate medical progress. For more information about Research!America, click here. Job Summary Research!America is offering a paid, temporary internship in our Arlington office. Interns assist the organization in advancing its mission and objectives through education, advocacy and public policy activities. Internships are typically 3 month appointments. Job Description The science policy interns will: * Track relevant policy issues, including budget and appropriations legislation * Perform background research and write fact sheets, newsletter articles and text for Research!Americas website * Complete and present a self-directed project on a science policy topic relevant to the mission of Research!America * Attend briefings, meetings, and hearings on Capitol Hill, as well as events off Capitol Hill that are relevant to our organizations mission * Provide administrative and project management support as requested Eligibility College seniors, graduate students or recent graduates with a science, health or related degree (or degree goal) who seek science policy experience in the areas of biomedical research, health services research and other health research disciplines, and related Research!America priorities. Ideal candidates have a strong academic background and excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with the health and life sciences research sectors is preferred. Candidates must have experience with the Microsoft Office software. Compensation Research!America offers a stipend and transportation benefits.

Skills

public policy, legislation, advocacy, hearings, written communication, science policy, microsoft office, project management, event management, organization, education, transportation, life sciences, climate, appropriations

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