The Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC) offer opportunities for U.S. citizens in the Civil Service or as Foreign Service Officers, including technical specialists and scientists:
AVC actively recruits mid- to upper-level professionals and welcomes participants in various fellowships such as the Foster Fellows and Presidential Management Fellowship programs:
|President Obama, left, and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, right, at a press conference after signing the newly completed New START Treaty in Prague, Czech Republic on April 8, 2010.|
Graduate and undergraduate students are also encouraged to apply for internships with us:
The AVC Bureau is tasked with the development, negotiation, and implementation of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements and commitments. AVC is also responsible for missile defense and national security space policy. We welcome students who wish to obtain practical working experience in this policy making environment.
Unpaid internships with AVC are available in Washington, D.C. throughout the year. To apply for an internship, create an account and submit your resume on USAJOBS.gov.
U.S. Ambassador Laura Kennedy (left), Brazilian Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament Antonio Guerreiro (center) and Acting Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller (right) at the CD in Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on January 24, 2012.
(application due 6 months in advance in order to process security clearance)
IMPORTANT: You are eligible to apply for the Department's internship program if you have not yet completed your registration at a college or university for graduate or post-graduate studies (including law school) or are awaiting graduate admissions acceptance. If selected for an internship, you must provide proof that you have registered, or have been accepted for enrollment, for studies in the semester or quarter immediately following the internship.