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NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

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They are looking for graduate-level students interested in:

  • Real-world experience to prepare for a career in national security
  • Opportunities to make significant contributions to national security
  • Specialized training, leadership, and career development, and networking
  • Collaboration with professionals and leading researchers nationally and internationally

The fellowship is a 12-month, salaried position working with NNSA program offices in Washington, D.C. or at one of the NNSA Site locations nationwide. To learn more about the site locations, visit:

Fellows support a range of mission areas, including but not limited to nuclear science and nonproliferation policy and technology, national security research and development, and business and project management. Responsibilities vary by assignment.

These positions are open to students actively pursuing their master’s or doctoral degree as well as students who have completed their graduate degree on or after April 1, 2020. Details about the program can be found on at The current application deadline is October 1, 2021 for positions that will begin in June 2021.