Welcome to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Student Information System (SIS).
This on-line system is designed to accept applications from students for potential positions. Students will be contacted if considered for a potential position.
Application to this system is not for any specific vacancy announcement or position. Application does not guarantee placement in a position.
In order to apply for one of the NIST student programs, you must be a United States citizen and must meet at least one of the eligibility criteria listed below. Please read those criteria, answer the questions, then click the Apply button below to display the application form.
- All qualified students may apply.
- Positions may be available in Gaithersburg, MD; Charleston, SC; and Boulder, CO.
This application is designed to obtain the information needed to evaluate your qualifications for potential positions. Authority to gather this information is derived from Title 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3301.
This collection of information contains Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requirements approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Notwithstanding any other provisions of the law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the PRA unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number. Public reporting burden for this collection is estimated to be 45 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Attn: firstname.lastname@example.org
OMB Control No. 0693-0073
Expiration Date: 08/31/2018
Eligibility Requirements: To apply for one of the NIST Student Programs, you must be a United States citizen and you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
- You must be enrolled at least half-time in an accredited school or university, or
- You must have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited school or university.