Are you interested in careers in government and policy? Do you want to learn more about postdoctoral fellowships for PhDs interested in government positions?

Join Beyond Academia for the “Public Sector Fellowships” Workshop. This event takes place on Monday, October 16, 2017, 4:00 pm-7:15 pm, at the Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union on UC Berkeley Campus.

Beyond Academia will host current and past fellows from:

  • Mellon / American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellows Program
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Policy Fellowship
  • California Council of Science and Technology (CCST) Policy Fellowships
  • Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

Fellows will discuss each program in an opening panel and host detailed workshops on the application process. Learn how to make your application stand out! This event will include light refreshments and a concluding networking reception.


  • 4:00 – 4:45 pm – Panel [Pauley East Ballroom]
  • 4:50 – 5:35 pm – First Workshop session: Room 1 [ CCST ] // Room 2 [ ACLS ]
  • 5:40 – 6:25 pm – Second Workshop session: Room 1 [ AAAS ] // Room 2 [ PMF ]
  • 6:25 – 7:15 pm – Networking Reception

For more information about the schedule and panelists, visit the Beyond Academia website.

Admission is free but requires a $10 deposit to ensure attendance. Attendees will receive a full refund after attending the event or by requesting it 48 hours before the event starts.

This event is sponsored by VSPA.