Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Lab Day 2020

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Richland, WA, USA

Purpose: To introduce students to the topics of nuclear nonproliferation and international safeguards and familiarize them with the national laboratory

Course Description: This 2 day course will feature classroom seminars, hands-on exercises, and a tour of B Reactor National Historic Landmark. This course will convene participants to learn fundamental concepts of radiation detection, protection, safety, and the principles of safeguards inspections and technology. Highlights of PNNL’s Lab Day include:

Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Assay for International Safeguards

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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)

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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.

What is the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty?

Special Representative Adam Scheinman discusses the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and the NPT Review Conference at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. (2015)