2024-2025 Congressional Fellowship
The APAICS Congressional Fellowship is for applicants looking to start careers in government service. Through a nine-month placement on Capitol Hill with a congressional office or committee, fellows participate in the legislative process and get a front-row seat to our democracy in action. More importantly, APAICS fellows will develop expertise in a particular subject matter and build a professional network they will carry with them throughout their careers.
Applicants with a particular interest in the following subject areas can apply to work on the following policy areas specifically: aerospace & defense, health policy, or clean energy & innovation.
2024-2025 Congressional Fellowship Program Dates: September 03, 2024 - May 30, 2025
Application Deadline: *EXTENDED* February 2, 2024, 11:59 pm ET
Location: Washington, D.C.
2024-2025 APAICS Congressional Fellowship Tracks
Aerospace & Defense Track
The Aerospace & Defense track is suited for applicants who want to gain deeper policy knowledge related to national security, defense, and the armed services. Applicants must have demonstrated academic or professional interest in these areas or related fields to be considered for this track. This opportunity is sponsored by Raytheon.
Health Policy Track
The Health Policy track is best for applicants seeking to develop expertise in public health, prescription drug pricing, and federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Applicants must have demonstrated academic or professional interest in these policy areas or related fields to be considered for this track. This opportunity is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.
Clean Energy & Innovation Track
The Clean Energy & Innovation track is for applicants who want to dive deeper into environmental policy, gaining knowledge in the areas of clean energy, technological innovation, and federal programs addressing climate change. Applicants must have demonstrated academic or professional interest in these policy areas or related fields to be considered for this track. This opportunity is sponsored by Breakthrough Energy.
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Please do not contact the office in regard to your application status. Only qualified candidates will be directly contacted by program supervisors. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants.
APAICS Congressional Fellowship Info Session
Interested in being a Congressional Fellow? Watch this info session to learn more about the APAICS Congressional Fellowship program! This webinar features two APAICS alums who share their experiences working for a member of Congress and a congressional committee before participating in a Q&A.
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