Astronomy and Space Science, Other, Physics: Physics
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a part-time Intern for the Government Relations programtoassist with public policy and fellowship programs. Responsibilities will include: attending science policy coalition meetings, assisting with recordkeeping, advertising and coordinating fellowship programs, organizing science policy events and activities and scheduling meetings. The intern will work up to 10 hrs per week. Our office is located within walking distance of the College Park Metro and University of Maryland.
At least two years of college completed with an interest in or knowledge of the federal legislative process and/or scientific community. Must be dependable, detail oriented and able to think strategically. Strong communication skills and experience with computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Preference will be given to candidates available through May 2019.
The American Institute of Physics advances, promotes and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity.
As a federation of physical science societies, AIP offers programs, products and services that:
•Advance and distribute the knowledge of the physical sciences and its applications;
•Enhance and cultivate the physical sciences disciplines;
•Enable and foster collaborative efforts among stakeholders in the physical sciences; and
•Promote the physical sciences to the public, leaders, government officials, agencies, and the media.
AIP Member Societies cover a broad range of fields in the physical sciences and collectively represent more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, educators and students in the global physical sciences community.
AIP offers authoritative information, services, and expertise in physics education and student programs, science communication, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research in physics employment and education, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and allied fields. AIP also publishes the flagship magazine Physics Today and is home to the Society of Physics Stu...dents and the Niels Bohr Library and Archives. AIP owns AIP Publishing LLC, a scholarly publisher in the physical and related sciences.
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.