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The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program

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September 1, 2020
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The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program

Deadline
October 16, 2020
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Opportunity Type
Fellowship
Funding Type
Fully Funded

Description

Description

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program provides highly qualified up-and-coming national security professionals with an opportunity to spend a year working in the United States Congress.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Fellows are selected on the basis of professional experience, communications skills, specialized knowledge and professional references.
  • While Fellows do not need extensive experience in nuclear policy, qualified applicants will have a strong record of professional achievement in national security roles in government, the military, academia or the private sector.
  • Ideal candidates will also have an advanced degree in a relevant field, including international affairs, economics, defense planning, or a policy-relevant area of the physical sciences.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time the Fellowship begins.
  • If applicants are enrolled in an academic program, they must have completed their studies when the fellowship begins.
  • Applicants may not be Federal employees or contractors when the Fellowship begins.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).

Program Venue

Program Country
USA

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

USA

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
USA

Application Process

Application Process
  • Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online.
  • The application consists of:
    • A complete application questionnaire
    • A resume
    • A one-page statement of interest
    • A letter of recommendation from an advisor, professor, or colleague with first-hand knowledge of the individual’s professional experience and qualifications
    • (Please note: the application asks applicants to submit information for three professional references, one of whom may also contribute the letter.)
  • NSWG staff conducts initial interviews to assess an applicant’s fit and qualifications.
  • Hosting offices interview finalists and extend offers.
  • Individuals who accept a fellowship must agree to serve for a full year.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Applicants should be U.S. citizens and have no conflicts of interest impeding appointment to a NSWG Fellowship. Fellows may not be Federal employees or full time Federal contractors as of January 1, 2021.
  • Up to eight Fellows will be placed in an equal number of Democratic and Republican offices in the Senate and House.
  • Fellows work full-time from January 2021 to December 2021, and must commit to the full year.
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).
  • GWU administers the Fellowship competition. A committee of senior GWU faculty/NSWG experts selects finalists, who may then be interviewed and offered a Fellowship by host offices.
  • GWU manages all administrative arrangements pertaining to the Fellowship; host offices will make final selections, decide office assignments and assign Fellows’ responsibilities.

 

 

Timeline

  • The 2021 application will open in September 2020 for fellowships beginning early in January 2021 (start date to be finalized upon selection by host office).
  • Applications have been extended and are now due October 16th, 2020.
  • Multiple interviews are conducted through October and November.
  • Hosting offices make selections in late November/early December.
  • Fellows begin placements in January 2021.

Fully Funded

Opening Date
September 1, 2020
Time Left
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Hours
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Minutes

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program

Deadline
October 16, 2020
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Opportunity Type

Opportunity Type Type
Fellowship
Job Type
Full Time

Description

Description

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program provides highly qualified up-and-coming national security professionals with an opportunity to spend a year working in the United States Congress.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Fellows are selected on the basis of professional experience, communications skills, specialized knowledge and professional references.
  • While Fellows do not need extensive experience in nuclear policy, qualified applicants will have a strong record of professional achievement in national security roles in government, the military, academia or the private sector.
  • Ideal candidates will also have an advanced degree in a relevant field, including international affairs, economics, defense planning, or a policy-relevant area of the physical sciences.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time the Fellowship begins.
  • If applicants are enrolled in an academic program, they must have completed their studies when the fellowship begins.
  • Applicants may not be Federal employees or contractors when the Fellowship begins.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).

Program Venue

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

USA

Application Process

Application Process
  • Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online.
  • The application consists of:
    • A complete application questionnaire
    • A resume
    • A one-page statement of interest
    • A letter of recommendation from an advisor, professor, or colleague with first-hand knowledge of the individual’s professional experience and qualifications
    • (Please note: the application asks applicants to submit information for three professional references, one of whom may also contribute the letter.)
  • NSWG staff conducts initial interviews to assess an applicant’s fit and qualifications.
  • Hosting offices interview finalists and extend offers.
  • Individuals who accept a fellowship must agree to serve for a full year.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Applicants should be U.S. citizens and have no conflicts of interest impeding appointment to a NSWG Fellowship. Fellows may not be Federal employees or full time Federal contractors as of January 1, 2021.
  • Up to eight Fellows will be placed in an equal number of Democratic and Republican offices in the Senate and House.
  • Fellows work full-time from January 2021 to December 2021, and must commit to the full year.
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).
  • GWU administers the Fellowship competition. A committee of senior GWU faculty/NSWG experts selects finalists, who may then be interviewed and offered a Fellowship by host offices.
  • GWU manages all administrative arrangements pertaining to the Fellowship; host offices will make final selections, decide office assignments and assign Fellows’ responsibilities.

 

 

Timeline

  • The 2021 application will open in September 2020 for fellowships beginning early in January 2021 (start date to be finalized upon selection by host office).
  • Applications have been extended and are now due October 16th, 2020.
  • Multiple interviews are conducted through October and November.
  • Hosting offices make selections in late November/early December.
  • Fellows begin placements in January 2021.

Fully Funded

Opening Date
September 1, 2020
Time Left
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program

Deadline
October 16, 2020
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Opportunity Type

Opportunity Type
Fellowship
Intership Type
Select Type

Description

Description

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program provides highly qualified up-and-coming national security professionals with an opportunity to spend a year working in the United States Congress.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Fellows are selected on the basis of professional experience, communications skills, specialized knowledge and professional references.
  • While Fellows do not need extensive experience in nuclear policy, qualified applicants will have a strong record of professional achievement in national security roles in government, the military, academia or the private sector.
  • Ideal candidates will also have an advanced degree in a relevant field, including international affairs, economics, defense planning, or a policy-relevant area of the physical sciences.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time the Fellowship begins.
  • If applicants are enrolled in an academic program, they must have completed their studies when the fellowship begins.
  • Applicants may not be Federal employees or contractors when the Fellowship begins.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).

Program Venue

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

USA

Application Process

Application Process
  • Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online.
  • The application consists of:
    • A complete application questionnaire
    • A resume
    • A one-page statement of interest
    • A letter of recommendation from an advisor, professor, or colleague with first-hand knowledge of the individual’s professional experience and qualifications
    • (Please note: the application asks applicants to submit information for three professional references, one of whom may also contribute the letter.)
  • NSWG staff conducts initial interviews to assess an applicant’s fit and qualifications.
  • Hosting offices interview finalists and extend offers.
  • Individuals who accept a fellowship must agree to serve for a full year.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Applicants should be U.S. citizens and have no conflicts of interest impeding appointment to a NSWG Fellowship. Fellows may not be Federal employees or full time Federal contractors as of January 1, 2021.
  • Up to eight Fellows will be placed in an equal number of Democratic and Republican offices in the Senate and House.
  • Fellows work full-time from January 2021 to December 2021, and must commit to the full year.
  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).
  • GWU administers the Fellowship competition. A committee of senior GWU faculty/NSWG experts selects finalists, who may then be interviewed and offered a Fellowship by host offices.
  • GWU manages all administrative arrangements pertaining to the Fellowship; host offices will make final selections, decide office assignments and assign Fellows’ responsibilities.

 

 

Timeline

  • The 2021 application will open in September 2020 for fellowships beginning early in January 2021 (start date to be finalized upon selection by host office).
  • Applications have been extended and are now due October 16th, 2020.
  • Multiple interviews are conducted through October and November.
  • Hosting offices make selections in late November/early December.
  • Fellows begin placements in January 2021.

Fully Funded

Opening Date

September 1, 2020
Time Left
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Days
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Hours
00
Minutes
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Fully Funded

Description

The Nuclear Security Working Group’s Congressional Fellowship program provides highly qualified up-and-coming national security professionals with an opportunity to spend a year working in the United States Congress.

BENIFITS

  • Fellows will be paid an annual stipend of up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Fellows receive their stipends as scholarship awards, and are not eligible for benefits (i.e. health insurance).

Eligibilities

  • Fellows are selected on the basis of professional experience, communications skills, specialized knowledge and professional references.
  • While Fellows do not need extensive experience in nuclear policy, qualified applicants will have a strong record of professional achievement in national security roles in government, the military, academia or the private sector.
  • Ideal candidates will also have an advanced degree in a relevant field, including international affairs, economics, defense planning, or a policy-relevant area of the physical sciences.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time the Fellowship begins.
  • If applicants are enrolled in an academic program, they must have completed their studies when the fellowship begins.
  • Applicants may not be Federal employees or contractors when the Fellowship begins.

For Further Queries:

https://nuclearsecurityworkinggroup.org/fellowship/

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online.
  • The application consists of:
    • A complete application questionnaire
    • A resume
    • A one-page statement of interest
    • A letter of recommendation from an advisor, professor, or colleague with first-hand knowledge of the individual’s professional experience and qualifications
    • (Please note: the application asks applicants to submit information for three professional references, one of whom may also contribute the letter.)
  • NSWG staff conducts initial interviews to assess an applicant’s fit and qualifications.
  • Hosting offices interview finalists and extend offers.
  • Individuals who accept a fellowship must agree to serve for a full year.
Applications will be closed at:
October 16, 2020
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October 16, 2020
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