The Project on Managing the Atom (MTA) at the Harvard Kennedy School seeks Student Associates for the Summer of 2018.
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 Department of State’s Partnership for Nuclear Threat Reduction program seeks a Program Coordinator who will serve as an on-site contractor at the Department of State. Job duties will include developing, implementing, and coordinating counter-North Korea efforts, as well as select nuclear security projects in key partner countries.
The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control is seeking an intern to conduct research for its Risk Report database and Iran Watch website.
Unpaid summer internship with the Stimson Center’s WMD Nonproliferation program. The UNSCR 1540 Assistance Support portfolio works with governments, international and sub-regional organizations, industry, NGOs, and academia to reduce the risk of spreading technology, materials, and expertise that could contribute to the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). It also provides expert support on ways to effectively implement UN Security Council Resolution 1540 on WMD nonproliferation.
Summer Fellows Program in South Korea at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Education & Research Center at KAIST for undergraduates and graduate students.
Professor Scott Sagan is seeking a tenacious research assistant with first-rate analytical capabilities and outstanding academic credentials to conduct social science research, draft reports, support teaching and lecture activities, and assist with a range of administrative needs. The candidate will research, write about and otherwise work on international security issues such as nuclear weapons policy and nonproliferation, and the ethics of war in the contemporary world.
If the nuclear ban treaty follows trajectories of other weapons prohibitions, it could strengthen the norm against nuclear weapons use and possession, and even decrease production. Difficult work likely lies ahead, however.
Paid research internship at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. CNS’s research interests also cover open source tools for nonproliferation, export controls, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) terrorism and regional nonproliferation issues, including the Middle East and South Asia.
Japan possesses almost 47 tons of separated plutonium. A clear plan for its potential usage and storage is essential.