CSIS seeks two full-time interns to support the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) on administrative and research efforts to develop the next generation of nuclear experts. PONI cultivates the next generation of policy, technical and operational nuclear professionals through outreach, mentorship, research and debate. PONI interns support the operational and substantive goals of PONI and will be expected to contribute to initiatives including the Conference Series, Nuclear Scholars Initiative, the Mid-Career Cadre, research on emerging technologies and nuclear risk, and the Next Generation Nuclear Network website. Interns will also support additional projects including research on accountability mechanisms for use of chemical weapons, and research and logistical support for the commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, a partnership with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. Because of the fast-paced work environment, interns should be motivated self-starters that enjoy a wide variety of research, analytic, and logistics task work.
The prospect of the demise of U.S.-Russian bilateral arms control is a gloomy one. But the problem will not be improved by ignoring it.
The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and Ploughshares Fund held a debate series on a range of nuclear challenges and policy decisions the Trump administration will face in 2017. The debate series aimed to provide a forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues.
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation offers full-time internship opportunities for students and recent graduates interested in policies to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons and increase peace and security.
With a small dedicated staff, interns will have the opportunity to work with everyone including the Executive Director to help shape the organization’s work on important issues. The staff is committed to investing in their interns, and are eager to spend time working with them to hone their skills to develop future leaders in the nuclear nonproliferation and national security community.
The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey will offer an intensive course for diplomats and other practitioners on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament policy issues. The course will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 19 to 23 March 2018.
A collection of fact sheets and briefs on a variety of nuclear topics, including nuclear treaties, nuclear weapons production, and nuclear testing.
Powers, the director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies at the University of Notre Dame, examines the Catholic Church’s role in the nuclear disarmament debate and dives into the role that religion and morality contribute to the nuclear debate.
This piece explains the history of the humanitarian movement, what the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons use would be, and the role of the movement in the push for disarmament.
Ploughshares Fund is seeking a full-time research assistant intern. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, conducting research on arms control and international security, co-editing Early Warning, drafting op-eds, articles, blogs and other publications, assisting with social media and aiding in the daily operations of the Ploughshares Fund Washington, DC office. The intern will report to the Policy Associate and is expected to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Start and finish dates can be flexible to academic schedules. A modest stipend will be provided.
A series of websites from the Nuclear Threat Initiative devoted to the individual treaties and regimes that impact CBRN nonproliferation and arms control.