Update: The 2022 Application Cycle is Now Closed

February 22, 2021 | ,   | Contact: Jeffery Song

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Pictured: 2019 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows. See each class of Fellows.

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | CONTACT: Jeffery Song

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is seeking PhD scientists and engineers for a year of public service and government leadership training in the California State Legislature and California state agencies.  Applications are Due March 1st.

CCST is recruiting and accepting applications for the 2022 Class of CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows.

Completed applications are due by 11:59 pm PST on March 1st, 2021.

The CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows program is open to those holding a PhD or equivalent degree in science, engineering, or social science fields such as economics, sociology, or psychology. Eligibility information, program timeline, and the application link can be found at ccst.us/ccst-science-fellows-program.

As CCST Science Fellows, scientists and engineers spend one year in Sacramento serving in the California State Legislature or within a California state agency. Working as staff in the State Assembly, State Senate, or in a state agency they get a front-row seat learning about the craft and process of decision making in the State of California — a dynamic arena that often sets policy trends for the United States and the world.

Read: Frequently Asked Questions
Watch: October 2020 Webinar Overview and Q&A (YouTube)
Read: Q&A with 2021 Fellow Rylie Ellison

 

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About the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
The CCST Science Fellows program trains scientific thinkers to be policy-savvy, while helping equip California’s decision makers with science-savvy staff. The program was established in 2009 with funds from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and other generous friends. Discover how our CCST Science Fellows make a difference in California’s policy arena at ccst.us/ccst-science-fellows-program.

 

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