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NIST Careers

Working with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life.

Latest Job Openings


Boulder, Colorado

Appointment Type

4 years


Washington, District of Columbia


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

Tapia Conference

Wed, Sep 18 - Fri, Sep 20 2024
Meet a NIST recruiter at this event.


A Day at NIST

A visual tone poem featuring footage from NIST's Gaithersburg, Boulder and Charleston campuses.

A Day at NIST
A Day at NIST