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Working at NSA as a Summer Intern provides an opportunity for you to accelerate your career in the field of Information Assurance (IA). You will be involved in information operations that protect and defend the Nation's top-secret information and information systems, as well as providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.
Applications are accepted between September and November each year, but please refer to the individual job listing for specific dates (see the How to Apply section below for additional details).
About the Program
For purposes of this program, IA encompasses the scientific, technical, and management disciplines required to ensure computer and network security, such as:
Students must major in one of the following academic disciplines (with concentration in IA):
Students are paid a competitive salary commensurate with their education level.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online on or before November 15th. Applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete packets, will not be considered.
To submit a resume online during open season, click any "Apply Online" link. Under "Basic Job Search", type in keywords "Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance" and click on "search." Select Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance and click "Apply Now." Follow directions as prompted.
Note: You may be required to submit an official transcript and a course listing.
If you have questions about the Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance, please contact us at the address above or call 1-866-NSA-HIRE. You may also email Summer_Interns@nsa.gov or call (410) 854-4726.
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Sep 10, 2013 | Last Reviewed: Sep 10, 2013