National Security Education Center (NSEC)Seaborg Institute
Bringing new ideas to long-standing challenges in transactinium science

How to apply

Deadline: January 11, 2020

The complete application package includes:

We welcome qualified applicants of all nationalities.

Complete the attached application form and submit your application and supporting documents by email to

Supporting documents (CV, letters of recommendation, etc.) may be submitted separately; please include the applicant name  in the subject email when submitting supporting documents.

If unable to email, please contact for alternate submission methods.

The application deadline is January 11, 2020, and selections will be made by February 1, 2020.


Students must be enrolled full-time at the time of application.  Selection will be made on the basis of the applicant’s academic record, recommendation letters, and research interests.


Students are paid a competitive salary based on Laboratory guidelines.  Graduate student temporary employee salaries are based on the number of academic school years completed. More information can be found on Los Alamos National Laboratory’s education page »

Living Accommodations

Living accommodations and arrangements are the responsibility of the Research Fellow.  Housing in Los Alamos is limited and summer housing options fill quickly.  It is recommended that you begin researching housing options as soon as possible.  View Los Alamos National Laboratory housing options »


Contact us

Professional Staff Assistant
Susan Ramsay
(505) 665-0858

Franz Freibert
(505) 667-6879

Deputy Director
Ping Yang
(505) 667-5620