Scholars will work in one of five strategic domains:
In the Artificial Intelligence domain, scholars engage in projects related to the Presidential Executive Order on the development and use of safe, secure and trustworthy AI. Scholars support the development and assessment of AI across various sectors, including evaluating AI’s impact on national security and society. Candidates suited for this domain typically hold a STEM degree and possess a solid understanding of AI applications and associated risks.
In the Biotechnology domain, the scholars contribute to R&D, product development, and strategic market research. They craft commercialization roadmaps, engage in production support, and strategic planning. Projects include assessing societal and market needs, identifying opportunities in existing technologies, and formulating strategies for future technological development. Candidates should have backgrounds in biology, biotechnology, or related fields, along with strong analytical skills and a commitment to healthcare innovation.
In the Computing and Cybersecurity domain, scholars develop programs for risk analysis and the implementation of security solutions. Candidates for this domain should possess a strong background in computer science or related fields and should be able to demonstrate their critical thinking, flexibility, and project management skills. Knowledge of cybersecurity and networking is an added advantage for scholars in this domain.
The Business Process Innovation domain focuses on enhancing commercial engagement and investment strategies. In this domain, scholars analyze business models, conduct market research, and develop innovative organizational processes. Ideal candidates for this track have a business-related degree and exhibit strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to quickly adapt to new business environments.
In the Materials and Manufacturing domain, scholars contribute to R&D, commercialization, and supply chain management in key areas such as nuclear energy, aerospace, and advanced computing. This domain requires individuals with degrees in engineering, operations, or similar fields. Candidates for this domain must also demonstrate critical thinking and the agility to rapidly adjust to new industry challenges.
To be considered, you must meet the following minimum requirements*:
- Recent graduate who has obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited institution between December 2021 and August 2024
- A Cumulative GPA from your most recent degree of 3.2 or higher
- Demonstrated interest and experience in one of our five strategic domains
- U.S. citizen or authorization to work in the United States without employer sponsorship
*Note that certain roles will require you to be a U.S. Citizen and eligible to obtain a security clearance.
Ideal candidates should also demonstrate:
- Passion for public service
- Interest in forging a unique career path
- Drive for impact at scale
- Inspiration to lead change
- Desire to build lasting relationships
If you’re ready to use your unique skills and passions to drive change, this unique public service path is for you.
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Important Dates 2024
The application will open on the NobleReach website.
The NobleReach Scholars team will be in touch with you throughout the process.
Finalists will go though interviews and receive offers late Spring.
Learning modules to prepare you for your work.
Scholars complete a full-time paid position within government or a mission-driven, private sector organization.