Everglades Fellowship in Washington, D.C. Available

U.M.’s Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy is recruiting a 2009 U.M. graduate for a fellowship in Washington, D.C., for one year, beginning in August 2009. Funded by the Everglades Foundation, the recipient will be placed in a staff position on a congressional committee or federal agency with jurisdiction over issues affecting the Everglades. The fellowship carries a stipend of $45,000 for the year.

Applicants must be scheduled for award of a graduate degree from U.M. in May 2009. A solid academic record is required. The recipient must attend a two-day orientation at the Abess Center in April 2009 and will be required to submit monthly reports on his/her fellowship activities during the year.

Please send a written expression of interest and résumé by email to Andee Holzman at the Abess Center by March 15, 2009. Please be prepared to submit a copy of your transcripts and three references, on request.