National Nuclear Security Administration – Future Leaders Program – Applications being accepted

The National Nuclear Security Administration is excited to announce recruitment for our Future Leaders Program, Class of 2010 with a start date of June 2010. The positions are geographically located throughout the U.S. and are located at the following eight locations:

Washington, DC (HQ)

Los Alamos, NM

Oak Ridge, TN

Germantown, MD (HQ)

Amarillo, TX

Livermore, CA

Albuquerque, NM

Aiken, SC

Las Vegas, NV

Approximately 70% of the positions are technical in nature and will require a technical background. Attached, please find our recruitment schedule, as well as the list of positions which include the duty stations.

In order to qualify for a position in the Future Leaders Program, candidates must meet the following program requirements:

Graduated no earlier than Spring 2008, and no later than June 2010
A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 2.8
Graduated from an Accredited University
Be motivated to serve the Federal Government in the stewardship and/or management of the nuclear stockpile
U.S. Citizen

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications for Technical Positions:

Bachelors Degree in a Technical discipline that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

Qualifications for Administrative Positions:

Masters Degree in a Business discipline that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.


Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, plus 1 year of appropriate specialized experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Note: Certain positions have Individual Occupational Requirements; therefore, your education will be reviewed using OPM Qualifications.

If you meet the basic requirements for the Future Leaders Program and are interested in applying for one or more positions, please send the following information to

The position(s) you are interested in;
The best location for you to interview at (State);
Indicate in writing that you are a U.S Citizen;
A copy of your resume (please see attached FLP Flyer, information listed under “How To Apply”);
A copy of your official or unofficial transcripts

Once the Future Leaders Program receives the information above we will verify that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position(s) you are interested in. If you do meet the minimum qualifications of the position, and we have space on the interview schedule, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Jennifer Praesel
Human Resource Specialist
Office of Human Capital Management,
Recruitment and Entry Program Division
Phone – 301-903-0062

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