Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Tuition-Free Nuclear Safeguards Course and Paid Summer Internships in International Nuclear Safeguards Policy

Applicants must either be a currently enrolled graduate student or a young professional in the nuclear nonproliferation field.

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Respect for Hibakusha, and Hope in Younger Generations

Voices of people who suffered the most under the mushroom cloud have often been marginalized.

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High School Students from Japan and the United States Discuss the Way Forward for Nuclear Disarmament in Monterey

Young people are creating hope through their creativity, enthusiasm and global mindedness.

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Raising Next Generation Nonproliferation Experts through the Summer Undergraduate Program

Fellows receive invaluable job training, work closely with CNS experts, and participate in an engaging lecture series.

Visiting Fellows Program

The Visiting Fellows program offers intensive training to junior and mid-career professionals in foreign ministries and other relevant government departments, national export control and regulatory bodies, journalists, research and academic institutions to obtain an in-depth understanding of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime and related international policy-making process. Established in 1991, the Visiting Fellows program is […]

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Now accepting applications for 2024 Spring Visiting Fellows program

Applications for the Spring 2024 program will be accepted between August 1 and September 30, 2023.

Seeing first-hand how the U.S. State Department carries out U.S. nonproliferation policy.

CNS Congratulates Spring 2023 Visiting Fellows on Completion of Nonproliferation Training

Last month, CNS bid farewell to the latest group of visiting fellows following the successful completion of their intensive, 15-week nonproliferation training program.

Shizuka Kuramitsu

MIIS MANPTS student Shizuka Kuramitsu featured in NHK’s Science & Culture Journal

Originally from Hiroshima, she is about to complete her Master’s degree on Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Symposium “Nuclear Nonproliferation and Security for Women in STEM in Latin America and the Caribbean”

Apply today. Symposium speakers and panelists include experts in a range of nuclear security and nonproliferation issues, emphasizing the role of women in STEM.

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High School Students Discuss Nuclear Disarmament from Intersectional Approaches

On April 15, 2023, over 120 high school students and teachers gathered online for the Critical Issues Forum Spring Conference.