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Join our 2017 Fellowship Cohort

The Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES), based at the General Services Administration at 1800 F St. NW, is currently accepting applications for a one-year fellowship in Washington, D.C. beginning in October 2017.

Fellowship Details

OES is a diverse team of applied reseachers committed to improving the way government serves the public. Most team members join OES on-loan from other offices in government, academic institutions, or nonprofit organizations on either a reimbursable or non-reimbursable basis. Team members have joined from a variety of universities, non-profits, and federal departments (e.g. Department of Education, Department of Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development Department). Other types of federal appointments may be offered on a limited basis.

The OES team combines academic expertise with experience implementing and evaluating evidence-based interventions in complex settings. Responsibilities of OES Fellows include:

Applicant Profile

OES team members must possess a unique set of technical and professional skills. This includes knowledge of at least one field within the social and behavioral sciences, the ability to creatively apply research knowledge within the federal government setting, the ability to design and manage the day-to-day operations of a large operational field trial, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

The OES is currently seeking team members with the following types of expertise:

Additionally, applicants must possess:

Preferred qualifications include one or more of the following:

Application Details

Applicants may apply online by creating an account and submitting an application here (

The deadline to submit is 11:59pm ET Sunday, January 15, 2017.

Finalists will be invited to an interview process that will include a writing exercise, up to two stages of interviews, and an in-person research presentation. We expect that final decisions will be communicated to candidates by mid-March.