Jobs at MDAA

Dr. William R. Van Cleave Graduate Fellowship

The Dr. William R. Van Cleave Fellowship is offered exclusively to students from Missouri State University’s Department of Defense and Strategic Studies. This competitive fellowship provides these Master’s level students a unique opportunity to gain research and advocacy experience while continuing their education. Van Cleave Fellows support MDAA’s communications efforts by conducting research on a variety of issues relating to missile defense. MSU DSS students may use the form below to apply for the Van Cleave Fellowship.

Major General John G. Rossi Military Fellowship

The Major General John G. Rossi Military Fellow is open to current members of the United States armed forces and veterans who exemply the exceptional characteristics of its namesake. MG Rossi Military Fellows collaborate with the MDAA Communications and Government Relations staff on various projects. This fellowship provides service members an opportunity to enhance their understanding of an important aspect of American defense policy. Please use the form below to apply.


Interns at the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance are given a larger variety of roles and responsibilities than a typical internship. MDAA interns will support Fellows and Directors on a variety of projects including research, writing, social media, congressional outreach, and event planning.

All positions are located at MDAA’s office in Alexandria, Virginia.

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