Internship - SAFRON Incident Learning System

IAEA Programs at Argonne

About the organization

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria is the world’s center for cooperation in the nuclear field committed to promoting safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technology. The IAEA offers opportunities to engage current, meaningful issues of global peace, security and development while working in a multicultural environment. IAEA Programs at Argonne offers U.S.-sponsored internship and Junior Professional Officer positions for recent graduates and professionals.

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Position ID: NS202002-P0-0
Position and Grade: Internship – SAFRON Incident Learning System
Organizational Unit: The Radiation Protection of Patients Unit Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW) Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS)
Duty Station: Vienna, Austria
Start/Duration of Appointment: September 2020, 1 year

In addition to the IAEA's general internship program, IAEA Programs sponsors several internships each year in non-Safeguards departments of the IAEA. These internships are one year in length and eligibility is limited to US citizens. Benefits of these internships include:
Round trip airfare to Vienna or the relevant duty station (for non-local recruits)
One-time allowance
Monthly stipend to cover basic subsistence costs
Cost-free medical insurance (if needed)

Tasks / Key Results Expected
Perform analysis of the events and participants in SAFRON
Develop manuscripts for publication
Coordinate the bi-monthly webinars on Safety and Quality in Radiotherapy Qualifications and Experience
Graduate student with an undergraduate university degree in Physics, Medical Physics, Health Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Radiological Science or another science degree
Radiation protection and health physics coursework and experience in radiotherapy


Candidates must be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.
Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree.
Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA's internship programme.
Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) an asset.
Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If you wish to apply for the internship position listed above, please submit and upload the following documents:

Internship Checklist
Cover letter
Two letters of recommendation (need to be written on official letterhead and signed by the recommender)
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