Career Opportunities

Join Team FAS

At FAS we believe in embracing a growth oriented and entrepreneurial mindset to drive impact for our colleagues, our customers and the world.

We are committed to advancing progress on a broad suite of contemporary issues where science, technology, and innovation policy can deliver dramatic progress, and have an important seat at the policymaking table.

The perfect teammate

Impact Driven

Customer Focused


Growth Oriented

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A key pillar of our work is aimed at democratizing the research and policymaking process. We recognize the critical role that diverse voices play in contributing to and shaping science policy, and seek to intentionally represent those voices in our process, ensuring a range of perspectives and ideas are captured and represented in our work. Read our full DEI statement to learn more.

The perks

Competitive salary + opportunities for growth
Flexible PTO policy
12 weeks paid parental leave
100% employer-paid vision
80% employer-paid medical + dental
403b with up to 14% employer contribution
Healthy (and non-healthy!) snacks + beverages
Monthly happy hours + catered lunches

Federation of American Scientists Open Positions


FAS Impact Fellowship

The FAS Impact Fellowship is a selective fellowship program that supports the development and placement of emerging scientific and technical talent within high-impact roles across the federal government.

Individuals interested in serving as an FAS Impact Fellow can learn more about specific openings here.

The Endless Frontier Fellowship

The Endless Frontier Fellowship offers exceptionally talented early-career individuals an opportunity to help design the future. Fellows spend an immersive year working in public policy at the forefront of science, technology and innovation as policy entrepreneurs embedded at either the Institute for Progress, the Federation of American Scientists, or the Lincoln Network. To learn more, visit

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship pays a salary for recent college and graduate school alumni to work with NGOs in Washington, DC, including FAS, on international peace and security issues for six to nine months. For further information, please visit

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