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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/5/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
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Competitive
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NSA Georgia Summer Internship Program - 30001054
National Security Agency | Fort Gordon, Georgia
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Job Description

How would you like to spend your summer developing technological solutions that contribute to the security of our nation? Does the prospect of applying your skills to the NSA/CSS mission spark your interest? If so, then join a team of highly skilled, motivated and passionate professionals who lead the cryptologic enterprise and are ready for the challenges facing our ever changing  environment.

The NSA Georgia Summer Internship Program offers students an opportunity to gain hands-on work experience while building knowledge and skills in fundamental aspects of the NSA mission. Take charge of your professional development and experience a "once-in-a-lifetime" internship opportunity.

'We Work all over the Globe, but live in Georgia.' Defending Our Nation. Securing the Future.

NSA Georgia sponsors a variety of internships for college students of all levels. We are accepting internship applications for the following areas:

' Science & Technology
' Applied Mathematics
' Computer / Systems Engineering
' Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
' Computer Science
' Computer Forensics
' Cyber Intelligence and Security
' Information Assurance
' Information Technology
' Information Security
 
Qualifications
 
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
- A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.
- Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking college or university program with at least one semester remaining following the internship. Or, for those students about to graduate from one degree program, it is necessary to clearly state future plans demonstrating continued academic pursuits in the term immediately following the internship.
- Must provide transcripts covering academic qualifications described above.
- Must major in Computer Science or a very closely related discipline.
- Must be available for an operational interview and other applicable processing between the months of December 2018 and March 2019.
 
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
 
- Students are paid a competitive salary commensurate with their education level.
- Receive annual leave, sick leave and paid federal holidays.
- Participation in agency-wide extracurricular programs.
- Daily transportation to and from work is not provided. Students participating in the program are highly encouraged to bring a vehicle. Carpooling with other students MAY be available but NOT guaranteed.
 
How To Apply - External
 
Applications must be submitted online by October 15th. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

To submit the online application, you must use our resume builder application tool - you cannot upload a resume. For step-by-step instructions on how to complete the application, please refer to the application guide at intelligencecareeers.gov/nsa ' 'Job Search/Apply' ' and look under the 'Need Help' section.

Transcripts:
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) will be accepted. If your Registrar is capable of directly sending electronic transcripts, please have them sent directly to you and then email the transcripts to Summer_NSAG@nsa.gov 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 by completing the online resume builder. Please email all other required documentation to Summer_NSAG@nsa.gov.

**Applications are not complete without the requested documentation. If you have applied to multiple positions, you MUST follow the instructions on each posting and send your requested documents to each program separately. Documents will NOT be shared between programs.

If you have questions about the Georgia Summer Intern Program, please contact us at the email address above or call 1-844-ICHIRES. You may also e-mail Summer_Interns@nsa.gov or call (410) 854-4726.

**PLEASE NOTE:

U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
 
DCIPS Disclaimer
 
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.