Explore a Career in Nuclear Security
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a full-time, salaried fellowship program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy for highly motivated graduate-level students interested in a career in nuclear security.
Working directly in NNSA offices nationwide, Fellows engage in a full year of:
- Hands-on experience in nuclear security and nonproliferation
- Career development, professional networking, and specialized training
- Extensive interaction and collaboration with security professionals and leading researchers
NGFP is administered by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and provides participants with training and practical experience that contribute to a safer world.
Accepting applications March 20-October 4, 2017 for the Class of 2018-2019 from. We are seeking highly qualified graduate students to place into year-long, full-time assignments across the nuclear security enterprise.
The class featured 39 graduate-level students from 27 universities placed in fellowships across the nuclear security enterprise.
Fellows gain hands-on experience while exploring careers in nuclear security and making valuable contributions to the NNSA mission. Fellows also participate in a range of professional development, training, and networking opportunities with leaders from across the nuclear security enterprise
NGFP Fellowships offer:
- Full-time, one-year, salaried positions
- Hands-on experience
- Career development
The Class of 2016 recently attended a briefing with the House Armed Services Committee, learning about the role of the committee and how it works with NNSA. Learn more about NGFP career development opportunities...