The National Council for Research on Women issued a report on the organization's documentation of how specific information and resources on women's issues is no longer available to the public through government sponsored channels. [Link to the press release]
The Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Fellowships are designed to train potential leaders in public policy formation to examine issues from the perspective, experiences and needs of women.
What Does a Fellow Do?
A WREI Fellow works a minimum of 30 hours a week in a Congressional office as a legislative aid on policy issues affecting women. Fellows meet weekly for issue seminars directed by the WREI staff.
Who is Eligible?
Students who are currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral program at an accredited institution in the U.S. or who have completed such a program within the past 28 months are eligible. WREI strongly recommends that applicants have completed at least nine hours o graduate coursework before applying and have displayed serious interest in research and political activity relevant to women's social and political issues.
Applications can be downloaded from WREI's website
To learn more about WREI and its programs, or to obtain a current list of WREI publications on women's policy issues, visit their website or write to WREI, 1750 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20006, or telephone (202) 628-0444, or e-mail them at email@example.com