Workforce Training FAQs

On this page, you will find a list of frequently asked questions about our workforce training programs.

Question: What types of programs does “workforce training” encompass?
Answer: Girl Security uses the term “workforce training” to embody the dedicated learning and training programs we provide to participants interested in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in national security careers. Several programs live under the Workforce Training “umbrella”:

Question: Is there a cost associated with these programs?

Question: Who is eligible to apply for the fellowship programs?
Answer: Each fellowship program is specifically tailored to support participants in a targeted season along their career pathway. Currently, we offer the following fellowship program:

Question: Do you need experience or an academic background in security studies to apply to fellowship programs?
Answer: Girl Security prides itself on making content and learning accessible to participants of all experience levels. While an interest in national security is a must, prior experience in the field is not. We welcome interested applicants from all backgrounds and educational pathways to apply.

Question: I have additional questions not covered here. How can I find out more?
Answer: We are happy to answer any additional questions you may have. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at