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Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellowship

The Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for aspiring transportation specialists. Successful applicants will gain in-depth knowledge of transportation infrastructure and operations as well as an understanding of the U.S. policymaking process through conducting research under the guidance of Eno staff, collaborating with transportation experts on publications, and assisting in the execution of programs conducted by Eno’s Center for Transportation Leadership. Specific responsibilities for the O’Bryant fellow include:

  • Assisting in the development of Eno reports and papers. Fellows will play an integral part in the research and development of transportation policy research documents, policy recommendations, and events. Projects cover various modes, sectors, and levels of government within transportation.
  • Bridging the gap between research and policy. The fellow will participate in Eno’s outreach toward the policy community in Washington, DC, through participation in conferences, briefings, and private meetings.
  • Gaining in-depth knowledge of U.S. policymaking. The fellow will engage the policymaking community through association with the Board of Directors, Eno education programs, and briefings to policymakers.

Duration

Duration of the appointment is 10 weeks (start/end dates to be determined between successful candidate and Eno staff).

Qualifications

Fellowships are awarded to bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. students working in transportation, engineering, housing, urban planning, or related degrees. Fellows must have developed research skills and a strong writing ability. Applications from recent graduates are also accepted.

Compensation

Fellows will be paid a stipend of $2,000 per month.

Deadline

Submit application materials by March 11, 2016. First round interviews will be held in late March.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and scholarly writing sample (2-3 page selection) to Alisha Robinson at arobinson@enotrans.org.