Domestic Nuclear Facility Experience at Y-12 National Security Complex

Oak Ridge, TN USA

Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12), in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s Safeguards Human Capital Development Program, will hold a one week Domestic Nuclear Facility Experience at Y-12 (DFNE-Q). Y-12 has a number of facilities that handle, process, or store nuclear material. These facilities utilize measures relevant to international nuclear safeguards including: containment and surveillance, non-destructive assay sampling and analysis, and nuclear material accountancy. 

Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Assay for International Safeguards

Los Alamos, NM

Dates: September 21-25, 2020

Introductory Course on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safeguards (June 22nd - June 26th, 2020)

Richland, Washington

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in support of the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of International Nuclear Safeguards, is hosting a one-week, virtual introductory course on nuclear nonproliferation and international safeguards. The course is tuition free and will be held on June 22-26, 2020. Given the challenges of virtual instruction, each day will last approximately three hours, running from 8am-11am PST.

[POSTPONED] Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Lab Day 2020

Richland, WA, USA

We regret to inform that based on the rapidly evolving situation related to the Corona virus, PNNL has decided to postpone Lab Day. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We do hope to reschedule Lab Day once this situation is over.


[POSTPONED] Course Dates: May 8-9, 2020

Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Assay for International Safeguards

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Description: This course is an introduction to non-destructive assay (NDA) measurement techniques that may be used for nuclear material accountancy by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) or within a State’s System of Accounting and Control (SSAC). The course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of gamma-ray detection and provide an introduction to neutron detection. The course will explore the application of NDA measurements techniques typically used for international safeguards.

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP)

Washington, DC

One year, full-time paid position as a government contractor at NNSA in Washington, DC Open to master’s or PhD candidates, or recent graduates with a Master or PhD who have received their diploma within the last year at the time of application; technical- and policy-oriented applicants welcome; benefits include tuition support for those still in school, a Q clearance, and paid relocation expenses; up to 45 applicants are expected to win this Fellowship each year.