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Fellowships

General Information

Fellows receive specialized training and professional development opportunities, while also directly supporting NNSA's global nuclear mission in placements that align with their backgrounds and interests.

Each NGFP Fellow is assigned to a specific NNSA program or site office. Working with their supervisors, NGFP Fellows assist with programs that involve a variety of national security challenges.

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Examples of Day-to-Day Activities Fellows experiencing day-to-day activities

Each Fellow’s experience is truly unique. Depending on the appointment and the Fellow’s background, he or she will be responsible for a number of activities, ranging from strategy development to project implementation.

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Examples of Fellow Assignments

Past NGFP Fellows have conducted a broad range of activities and assignments. These examples are intended to give candidates an idea of the types of assignments they may experience, but is in no way exhaustive of Fellow responsibilities. Work assignments are based on program needs and may vary from year to year.

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Salary and Benefits

NGFP Fellows are offered competitive salaries, benefits, and other incentives. Some of these incentives include:

  • Annual salary: $52,000 ($62,000 for post-doctoral Fellows)
  • Recruitment incentive: $3,000
  • Benefits: health and dental plans, paid vacation, and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement (criteria apply).

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Application Schedule

Applications for the Class of 2015 opened on May 15, 2014; application deadline is October 20, 2014.

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