The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) are now accepting applications for the 2014 Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship and the new Genetics Education Fellowship.
The Genetics and Public Policy fellowship is designed as a bridge for genetics professionals wishing to transition to a policy career. This unique fellowship provides three separate types of policy experience: within NHGRI’s policy branch; on Capitol Hill serving elected officials in the Legislative Branch; and at ASHG in the non-profit science advocacy sector. Please visit http://www.genome.gov/10003979
to learn about the fellowship and how to apply.
The inaugural Genetics and Education Fellowship is designed for genetics professionals with an advanced degree who are early in their careers and interested in the developing their expertise in national genomic literacy efforts, science education policy and program development. This fellowship provides professional experiences within NHGRI, ASHG and federal or not-for-profit educational agencies.
NHGRI and ASHG will accept applications submitted by April 25, 2014.