Pacific Forum offers a non-proliferation Fellowship for young professionals to conduct research and analysis in the area of non-proliferation, nuclear security, and other related topics. This fellowship offers both resident and non-resident positions. Priority will be given to fellows from Myanmar, although we will consider applications from other Southeast Asian nationals.
The non-proliferation Fellowship is currently closed for application.
Duties and responsibilities of the Resident non-proliferation Fellow
The resident fellow will work on a mutually agreed upon research project dealing with non-proliferation under the guidance of Pacific Forum senior staff or associate. The research paper must be of quality to be published in Pacific Forum’s Issues & Insights, or other publication source, by the completion of the fellowship period. The ideal candidate will also have an excellent record on developing and managing programs on non-proliferation. The position involves participation in conferences, interaction with US and foreign officials and experts, and extensive travel to Asia, the US mainland, and beyond. Other duties include assisting Pacific Forum senior staff. The fellowship will run for up to one year.
Duties and responsibilities of the Non-Resident non-proliferation Fellow
To apply for the non-proliferation Fellowship, please complete the Resident or Non-resident non-proliferation Fellowship online application form and include all materials listed below. All materials must be written in English. Any statement in your application that is found to be false will be grounds for disqualification.
is a Non-Proliferation Research Fellow at Pacific Forum who accomplished her master studies in Public Policy (Energy, Resources and Sustainable Development) at Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris). She was also a young researcher of Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) in Yangon. Graduated from Yangon University of Foreign Languages in 2011, she continued her post-graduate studies in social work and political science until 2016. At the same time, she worked at Institut Français de Birmanie, Co-opération culturelle de l’Ambassade de France, in Myanmar from 2013 to 2017. Picking up her student life again, she started her master studies in September 2017. While doing her studies in Paris, Shwe contributed her efforts in data verification on Myanmar’s export restrictions as an external consultant at OECD Headquarter. Meanwhile, Shwe is not only participating in Pacific Forum Resident Fellowship Program but also helping, as an advisor, Burmese young people who want to do further studies abroad or higher studies in local universities.