This Fellow position provides a unique educational and career opportunity for a recent graduate interested both in coastal resources and the policy decisions affecting those resources in Wisconsin. This program places a recent master’s or doctoral graduate within a state agency full-time for one year, with the Fellow bringing technical skills to address water issues while receiving valuable real-world science-policy experience from the resource professionals who serve as mentors. Any student or postgraduate who will have graduated in the past five years with a degree in an applicable field is eligible to apply. Fellows must have completed all degree requirements before starting the fellowship.
Annual stipends are dependent on the Fellow’s academic background, with post master’s Fellows earning $40,000 and postdoctoral Fellows earning $55,000, both with additional benefits. The application deadline is October 17, 2021.