“It will take all of us working together – government officials, and diplomats, academic experts, and scientists, activists, and organizers – to come up with new and innovative approaches to strengthen transparency and predictability, reduce risk, and forge the next generation of arms control agreements.”
– Wendy Sherman
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
June 2, 2022
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Current Opportunities at ACA

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! The Arms Control Association, established in 1971, is an independent, nonpartisan, membership-based organization based in Washington, D.C. The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to bring together different life experiences and perspectives that stimulate innovation and build the strength of our effective and creative team working to eliminate the threats posed by the world’s most dangerous weapons.

Please note: The Arms Control Association cannot sponsor individuals applying for employment or internships, or otherwise help applicants obtain visas. Applicants from non-U.S. citizens/permanent residents must show appropriate authorization to work in the United States.

There are currently no available positions at the Arms Control Association.

Herbert Scoville Peace Fellowship Program

Since 1987, the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship has provided opportunities for college graduates interested in careers in peace, arms control, and international security opportunities. Established in honor of Pete Scoville, a past president of ACA, the program provides a stipend for a select number of fellows to work with any one of a number of nongovernmental public education and policy organizations based in Washington, D.C., including the Arms Control Association for six to nine months. While at ACA, Scoville Fellows can expect to be engaged in substantive research, writing, and outreach programs on nuclear weapons-related issues.

Learn more about the Scoville Fellowship.

Current Opportunities with Like-Minded Organizations

Win Without War: Government Relations Associate (Posted March 11, 2024; deadline: April 8, 2024.) For details, see: https://winwithoutwar.org/career/current-job-openings/#op-616114-government-relations-associate

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