Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies

Our students gain valuable professional experience and field-specific knowledge through local and international internships.

 Professional Development Programs

NPTS Internship
Our International Organizations in Nonproliferation program connects students with semester-long internship positions in intergovernmental organizations in the nonproliferation field. The International Professional Service Semester is a professional immersion program where students serve in a broader range of internationally-focused organizations while completing academic coursework.
Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Many students hold research assistantships at our two research centers: the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP).


87% of continuing NPTS students pursued relevant professional development opportunities during the Summer of 2013. Here are just a few examples: 


Students in the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program are regularly awarded some of the most prestigious internships and fellowships in their fields: