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 Executive Level recruitments at this time.

e-Recruit Application Guide

An overview of the e-Recruit application process

eRecruit Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs on personal information, demographics, eligibility, and job-specific questions