National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program by Leesa Duckworth

Nnsa Graduate Fellows

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This fellowship offers great career potential with 89% receiving full-time positions within the NNSA or other national security-related agencies post-fellowship! 

  • Approximately 50 fellowships will be awarded. Come and learn more from Leesa Duckworth about this opportunity and how to apply.
  • The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is seeking highly motivated graduate-level students to grow as the next generation of nuclear security leaders.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible for a high-level security clearance.

Our year-long, salaried fellowships offer:

  • Hands-on experience in national security
  • Career development, professional networking, and specialized training events
  • Extensive interaction and collaboration with leading national security technology and policy experts

Typical candidate backgrounds include:

  • International relations
  • Security or nonproliferation studies
  • Political science
  • Public administration
  • Economics
  • Nuclear physics/engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Radiation health physics
  • Radiochemistry
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Safety and health
  • Infrastructure and operations management
  • Finance/accounting

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