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How to Apply

NSF thrives where science, opportunity and personal growth intersect. Apply now, and take the first step towards making an impact on the world around you.

The process below will guide you through everything from creating an account with USAJOBS to tracking your application and monitoring its status. This guide is intended for use with NSF's eRecruit application system; that is, those vacancy announcements with an 'apply online' option. It is not applicable to Scientific and Professional positions at AD-2 through AD-4 levels nor to some Science Assistant positions.

You can also reference the Overview of the eRecruit Application Process and eRecruit FAQs for more information.