Fellowship and Intern schemes

The Institute is active in providing work experience in a policy setting to physics students of all levels.

IOP/POST Fellowship

The Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) have established a scheme to enable a physics postgraduate student to be seconded to POST on a three-month placement to write a POSTnote, a four-page briefing paper on a physics-related topic, or conduct work within a relevant parliamentary office.

The IOP is very happy to announce the opening of applications for 2015’s IOP/POST Fellowship.

To apply, candidates must provide:

  • A completed application form, which has been approved by their head of department or principal supervisor
  • A concise, appropriately formatted cover letter outlining reasons for wishing to work for POST
  • A two-page POSTnote (please refer to information in the guidance document)

The deadline for applications is 22 June 2015.
Interviews will be held in London during the week commencing 6 July 2015.

The successful candidate will likely start in the position between October 2015 and January 2016.

Completed applications should be emailed to daniel.lee@iop.org with the subject line “POST Fellowship Application”.

Please refer to the guidance document below for more information.

Application form

Guidance document

Previous Fellows:



Related information

POST Fellowship