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Updated: Jan 21, 2014
International Safeguards Policy and Information Analysis
An intensive summer course for careers in international nuclear safeguards.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in support of the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration's Next Generation Safeguards Initiative, are pleased to announce an intensive one-week, tuition-free, intensive course on international nuclear safeguards policy in June 2014. The course will provide the background knowledge and introduce tools needed for careers in nuclear safeguards with an emphasis on policy and information analysis.
This course will be facilitated by senior Monterey Institute staff and other nonproliferation policy analysts from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies with presentations by experts from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory and other leading nonproliferation and safeguards specialists.
Students will be expected to complete an online training module in advance of the course. Students are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop computer to the course to complete course projects and assignments.
Date and Location
Date of course: June 2-6, 2014
Location: Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California
Applicants must be a currently enrolled graduate student or a young professional in the nuclear nonproliferation field. We are especially interested in applicants who demonstrate how a deeper understanding of international safeguards policy will aid their professional pursuits.
The course is tuition free for selected participants and a few small stipends may be available to non-local students to partially offset transportation and housing costs. Students should demonstrate need in stipend support.
Enrollment and the number of stipends are limited!
Selection for the course will be on a competitive basis and based on the merit of the candidate. All applicants will be evaluated by a selection committee (MIIS/CNS faculty and representatives from LLNL and/or DOE).
Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications to Edith Bursac by 5:00 p.m. on March 7, 2014. Successful applicants for the course and/or internships will be notified in early April 2014.
For further information please contact:
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Tel. +1 (831) 647-6531
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