CNS Graduate Research Assistantships for Current MIIS Students Only

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About GRA Positions

Work-study positions reserved ONLY for MIIS students currently enrolled in classes.

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) in Monterey, CA

Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) are work-study positions reserved ONLY for MIIS students currently enrolled in classes. It offers students the opportunity to acquire on-the-job training with CNS experts and other leading scholars on nonproliferation issues by contributing to databases, website publications, fact sheets, and analytical issue briefs.  GRAs will have opportunities to work on critical issues involving the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and ballistic missiles and strategies for their control. CNS’s research interests also cover WMD terrorism and space security issues. GRAs are paid on an hourly basis and typically work 10-15 hours a week. Starting wage is negotiated based on the student’s experience. The position is renewable contingent upon satisfactory academic progress and job performance.

Many GRAs have been able to use their experience at CNS as a springboard for full-time positions at U.S. government agencies (e.g., the Departments of Energy, State, Defense, and Commerce as well as the FBI) and a number of international organizations including the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in New York, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (the Netherlands), the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, Austria), the Conference on Disarmament (Geneva, Switzerland), the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (Vienna, Austria), the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Mexico City, Mexico), and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (Geneva, Switzerland).

To Apply

To apply for GRA positions listed below, unless otherwise noted in the description, please send your resume to Eduardo Fujii at

Available GRA Position(s) for MIIS Students:

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) – Hebrew

Required Qualifications:

  • Hebrew native or advanced level

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Research/Translation experience

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