National Sleep Foundation Call for Health Policy Fellow
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Application Deadline: November 3, 2014
Application Decision Notification: December 5, 2014
Section I. Description
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is accepting applications for a Health Policy Fellow to help advance NSF’s sleep health public policy agenda. The selected individual will develop relationships with government officials, research sleep health public policy issues, and advance advocacy initiatives.
Section II. Deliverables
The Fellow will be required to provide reports on his/her meetings with government officials and agencies as well as committee hearings attended.
Section III. Qualifications
The ideal candidate is an early career healthcare professional or social scientist with a strong interest in advancing sleep health public policy. Ideally, candidates will reside in the Washington, D.C. metro area, or can be in the area for a significant portion of the fellowship program period. Candidates without a Washington, D.C. metropolitan address should describe how they plan to satisfy the location requirement. Candidates should hold a graduate-level degree. Candidates with a special interest in improving and influencing healthcare policy at the national level should find this opportunity particularly rewarding.
Section IV. Benefits
The fellow will receive a $25,000 stipend and receive specialized training in government affairs, public policy and media relations.
Section V. Required Applicant Information
Applicants must submit their applications via email with the subject “Health Policy Fellow” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Text must be at least 12-point font size.
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