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NIST Careers

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Gaithersburg, Maryland


Gaithersburg, Maryland

Working at NIST

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NIST has a high-performing and multidisciplinary workforce committed to achieving excellence. From physicists to contract specialists, engineers to administrative assistants, IT specialists to electricians, all play a vital role in the success of the NIST mission. NIST strives to create a collaborative and innovative workplace that empowers staff to do their best work.

Upcoming Recruitment Events

Grace Hopper Celebration

Tue, Sep 26 - Sat, Sep 30 2023
Meet a NIST Recruiter at this event (Booth #422 or #424). About NIST We are the National Institute of Standards and


A Day at NIST

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A Day at NIST
A Day at NIST