Professional Development

A variety of opportunities are available to students!

ANS Scholarship Program

  • Over 20 opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Deadlines are February 1 and April 1
  • Contact:
  • Travel to Washington, DC for a one-week summer program
  • Represent the interests of nuclear engineering students to the federal government
  • An introduction to getting involved in nuclear energy policy
  • Application deadline is mid-April
  • Email:

Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE)

  • Travel to Washington, DC for a 9-week summer program
  • Learn how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.
  • Application deadline is February 1.
  • Intern receives dormitory-style housing, plus $2,100 stipend to assist with expenses.
  • Contact ANS representative within the WISE program, Alan Levin

ANS Glenn T. Seaborg Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship

  • Travel to Washington, DC for one-year commitment
  • Responsible to the congressional office or committee where situated, in accordance with the guidelines of the AAAS Congressional Fellowship Program
  • Application deadline is May 1
  • Fellow receives a $60,000 annual stipend, plus up to $5,000 in travel reimbursement for expenses

  Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

  • Travel to Washington, DC for a 12-week commitment
  • The application period is June – September
  • Fellow recieves a $9,250 stipend
  • Email:

Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards

  • Sponsored by the Department of Energy, Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies
  • Recognizes students who have published papers in disciplines related to the nuclear fuel cycle.
  • Application due in March
Nuclear Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) Exam
The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Will Help You Succeed
“Preparing for the Nuclear Professional Engineering Exam”. A variety of resources for interested students are available from the ANS Professional Engineer Examination Committee, including, but not limited to: