S&T Policy Employment in DC

The Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) that serves OSTP and the Executive agencies, is looking for entry-level staff to participate in science and technology policy-support analyses. Areas covered include all domains of science and technology, as well as methods-related capabilities. Recent activities have been in areas including but not limited to biomedical research, international health, energy and the environment, space and aeronautics, education, and innovation/competitiveness.

Requirements: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in an S&T field with interest and some experience in the S&T policy field. Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical, especially the ability to present complex issues and recommendations to senior government officials. Knowledge of US Federal S&T agencies is desirable. An ideal candidate is innovative, aggressive, and self-starting.

STPI (http://www.ida.org/stpi/) assists the Executive Branch of the US government as it formulates federal S&T policy by providing objective, high-quality analytic support to policymakers. Chartered by an act of Congress in 1991, STPI supports the Office of Science and Technology Policy and other government users under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Resumes can be sent to:

Bhavya Lal
Science & Technology Policy Institute
1899 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 520
Washington, DC 20006-3602

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