Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP)
In the Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP), you'll collaborate with top mathematicians and statisticians in the country, solving problems critical to the success of our missions. You'll have the opportunity to learn and develop cryptomathematical theory and to apply the theory to operational problems. GMP participants work together on problems involving mathematics, statistical, data analysis, cryptology and communications technology. Students document their work in technical papers which are internally published at the agency. State-of-the-art computing resources are available, as well as computational software packages, such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Magma MAPLE, and S-PLUS R.
About the Program
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a mathematics or statistics graduate program where he or she has demonstrated superior mathematical or statistical aptitude and problem-solving skills. Evidence of successful work on an independent project in pure or applied mathematics, statistics, or computer science, is desirable. Applicants may be at any stage in their graduate careers and working, or intending to work, in any area of mathematics or statistics. Computer programming experience is desirable.
How to Apply
To submit a resume online during open season, click any "Apply Online" link. Under "Basic Job Search," type in keywords "Graduate Mathematics Program" and click on "Search." Select "Graduate Mathematics Program" and click "Apply Now." Follow the directions as prompted.
To be considered, you must submit a complete application package that includes:
Transcripts may be issued directly by the Registrar, or issued to you by the Registrar, then sent with your application materials. Only originals via post, photocopies of originals via post, scanned copies of originals via email (PDF format only), or fax copies of originals will be accepted. Should you choose to fax your transcripts, please make clean photocopies first, then fax the photocopies, as the security features can render faxes of actual transcripts unreadable. If your Registrar is capable of directly sending electronic transcripts, please have them sent directly to you and then email the transcript as an attachment. Please do not send html transcripts accessible via a website or text versions thereof.
IMPORTANT: When applying online, you may only submit your resume. Please see job posting between September 1st and October 15th for the email and postal addresses to send transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Applications are not complete without the requested documentation.
If you have questions about the Graduate Mathematics Program, please contact us at 1-866-NSA-HIRE. You may also e-mail Summer_Interns@nsa.gov or call (410) 854-4726
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Aug 29, 2014 | Last Reviewed: Aug 29, 2014