In the first installment in a two-part series, learn how AAAS serves undergraduates, graduate students and new Ph.D. holders – and how you can take part in AAAS programs to enhance your education or kick-start a career that draws upon your scientific expertise.
The new class of Invention Ambassadors represent the spirit of today’s inventors through their dedication to improving the world we live in and inspiring the next generation of inventors. They are a diverse group of eight inventors who are driving advancements in accessibility, security, healthcare delivery, and sustainability, among other areas. Members of this class include representatives of the public and private sectors, small businesses, academia, and Fortune 500 companies.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offers paid full-time and part-time internships throughout the year. All opportunities are located at the AAAS headquarters located in downtown Washington, DC, and last up to 12 weeks. AAAS internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students and recent college graduates. As an Intern you can expect to:
Collaborate with employees and other interns professionally and socially,
Apply knowledge attained through your education to real work situations,
Learn about AAAS as a whole and understand the organization outside of your assigned department, and
Benefit from clear expectations and instructions from experienced employees in similar fields.