Emerging Tech in Education Impact Fellow (Federation of American Scientists)

  • Washington, DC
  • Full Time
  • Mid Level


The FAS Day One Talent Hub is seeking a fellow for a 1 year term (with potential opportunity to extend) to join the Office of Educational Technology within the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development at the Department of Education. The Fellow will have the unique opportunity to shape national policy on educational technology through the exploration of emerging technologies. 



  • Project Management: Collaborate with teammates and stakeholders in an agile, reproducible and organized manner to drive novel policy insights and outcomes. Determine which emerging trends and technologies OET should explore and lead projects or policy development.
  • Research: Investigate development in emerging trends and technologies relevant to P-12, higher ed, and workforce, then synthesize key findings for ED. Partner with the career staff lead of AI to support their project.
  • Communicate: Translate complex concepts, findings, and limitations into concise, plain language in blogs, literature reviews, briefs, and visualizations. Closely tie findings and conclusions into the agency mission, office priorities, original problem statement and team objectives. Research and design presentations tailored to specific audiences including the use of interactivity and narrative storytelling where appropriate.



The Talent Hub team and its agency partners at the Department of Education is seeking an entrepreneurial, experienced, and resourceful individual who brings subject matter expertise to the role of Emerging Tech in Education Impact Fellow and has the ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment. This individual must be passionate about educational technology. 


Strong candidates should have some of the following experience and qualifications:

  • Background in educational technology; edtech development; public interest technology; education policy; and/or classroom and school leadership experience;
  • Subject matter expertise and experience using educational technology to transform teaching and learning;
  • Ability to clearly and concisely present the findings of research;
  • Experience or interest in education policy and equitable educational outcomes;
  • Experience managing projects in collaboration with others and across networks, working in an entrepreneurial culture, navigating ambiguous environments and supporting teams;
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of professional experience preferable;
  • Commitment to public service, diversity, equity and inclusion and pursuing it within the mission of the Day One Project and Department of Education;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.


Education requirement: Master’s degree preferred, ideally in a social science discipline, public policy, educational technology, and/or education.



This fellowship will provide a salary that accounts for the cost of benefits for the entirety of the fellowship duration at an annual rate ranging from $115,000 - $130,000 per year, commensurate with experience and education.



To apply, please submit your interest here. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Early submission will ensure your application receives full consideration.



The FAS Impact Fellowship is a selective fellowship program that supports the development and placement of emerging scientific and technical talent within high-impact roles across the federal government. From education to clean energy, immigration, wildfire resilience, national security, and fair housing, Impact Fellows are serving across a variety of federal agencies in roles that augment existing government teams as they confront some of the greatest scientific and social challenges of our time.

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