Empowering an adaptive, expert workforce

NSA offers challenging career opportunities in a variety of career fields to produce national security outcomes.


NSA employees receive benefits that offer a better quality of life, both on and off the job.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all your questions about employment at NSA.

Explore Careers

NSA recruits for a variety of jobs from analysts, to lawyers, to linguists, to communications. Not sure which job is right for you? Explore NSA’s Job Exploration Tool.

Employee Spotlight

Our diverse workforce is essential to accomplishing our cybersecurity and signal intelligence missions. Meet some of our brilliant and talented team members who make it all happen!

Development Programs

NSA offers entry-level programs to help employees enhance their skills, improve their understanding of a specific discipline, and even cross-train into a new career field. The programs are full-time paid positions.

Student Programs

NSA offers student programs to learn more about NSA and to deepen your knowledge in your chosen career field. From internships and scholarships to work study and co-op programs, search for your perfect opportunity.

Cybersecurity Careers

NSA employs a wide variety of cyber professionals to help protect and defend U.S. government IT systems and to help exploit the intelligence of adversaries.

Business Careers

NSA has opportunities for business areas in accounting, financial analysis, financial/budget management, budget analysis, and contract and project management.

Legal Careers

NSA regularly seeks highly motivated, accomplished attorneys from diverse backgrounds to join its dynamic and challenging practice to ensure Agency operations comply with the law while also protecting both our national security and our civil liberties.