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Job Category:
Writing / Editing
Industry:
Government
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Compensation:
Competitive
Posted:
9/14/2012
Summer Strategic Communications Intern Program - Apply before Nov. 15
(This job is no longer available)
National Security Agency | Fort George G. Meade, MD
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Job Description

Applications must be submitted online before November 15th.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

* For full program details, application instructions, and to submit your resume online, please click the APPLY button below, which will redirect you to NSA's careers site. Job ID #1028920.

The Summer Strategic Communications Intern Program is for students enrolled in one or more of the following areas of study: writing, editing, journalism, public relations, marketing or advertising; visual arts, television production, motion picture production, or 3-D animation;  museum collections management, archives or conservation areas.

This Program supports the Strategic Communications organization's role of providing accurate and timely information on NSA's signals intelligence and information assurance missions and accomplishments to a variety of audiences using state-of-the-art messaging products.  Candidates will be considered for internships in one of the following areas:

- Corporate Communications, Messaging & Public Affairs (responsible for communications and major initiatives directed to both the worldwide NSA workforce and external audiences)
- Multimedia production (videography and/or animation to support corporate video production)
- The National Cryptologic Museum (projects relating to the collections or to the ongoing research interests of the curatorial staff in the museum or in the field)

 

Qualifications

- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance
- Applicants must have completed 2 years of study in a discipline related to the assignment of interest.   Fields include ' but are not limited to ' writing, editing, journalism, public relations, marketing or advertising; visual arts, television production, motion picture production, or 3-D animation;  museum collections management, archives or conservation. 
- A cumulative GPA point average of 3.0 is preferred
- Must be available for an operational interview and other applicable processing between the months of January and April 2013
- Must possess strong written and oral communication skills

- 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
- Students who attend schools in excess of 75 miles from Ft. Meade, MD, are eligible for a round trip airfare ticket to and from school or mileage reimbursement up to the cost of a government-issued airline ticket.
- Subsidized housing accommodations are available upon request if school is located in excess of 75 miles from NSA main HQs campus

 

About National Security Agency

Company Description

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in the protection and exploitation of intelligence. We gather and analyze foreign signals intelligence to produce vital information for U.S. policymakers and warfighters. And we protect American intelligence from the ever-listening ears of our adversaries, giving our Nation a decisive edge.

Company History

NSA was established on November 4, 1952, by order of President Harry Truman. This decision followed the Nation's important work in breaking German and Japanese codes during WWII, which contributed to Allied success against the German U-Boat threat in the North Atlantic and victory at the Battle of Midway in the Pacific, and other contributions. President Truman's decision to establish NSA followed several studies on how best to continue this codebreaking work in the post-war era.

Mission & Values

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service leads the community in delivering responsive, reliable, effective, and expert Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance products and services, and enables Network Warfare operations to gain a decisive information advantage for the Nation and our allies under all circumstances.

Working Here

At the Nation's top cryptologic organization, you can work with the best and the brightest, using your intelligence to solve some of the Nation's most difficult challenges. Your solutions can play a major role in shaping the course of world history. Expanding your intelligence is a priority at NSA. As an NSA employee, you will have the opportunity to enhance your competency in your career field through a variety of educational and training programs. Our National Cryptologic School addresses the professional and technical development of NSA employees and provides the unique training needed by both the NSA workforce and several elements throughout the Department of Defense. We also sponsor employees for undergraduate and graduate level study at the Nation's top universities and colleges.

Hiring Information

NSA is looking for people who are intelligent and imaginative critical thinkers who can contribute innovative ideas to solve our most difficult challenges. NSA currently has exciting career opportunities available in the following fields: Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Foreign Language, Intelligence Analysis, Cryptanalysis, Signals Analysis, Business Management, Finance/Accounting, Co-op, Internship, and Scholarship Programs, and more.

Benefits

In addition to working with advanced technology and making a difference in the world, you'll enjoy an incredible benefits package, paid time off, health and life insurance, competitive pay, flexible work hours, moving assistance, and much more.
 

Students

Today's job marketplace is competitive. To get a step ahead you need to gain practical experience before you graduate. Come work with the top professionals in your field at NSA. Our internships, co-op program, scholarships, and work study programs will help you to develop and shape your career well before your studies are through.

Take a look at the programs we offer for each educational level:

 
High School
  • Work Study Programs
    High School Work Study Program
  • Scholarships
    • Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Undergraduate
  • Internships
    • Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP)
    • Cryptologic Access Summer Intern Program (CAP)
    • Director's Summer Program (DSP)
    • Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIP/IA)
    • Installation & Logistics (I&L) Intern Program
    • Intelligence Analysis Summer Program
    • Cryptanalysis and Exploitation Services Summer Program (CES SP)
    • Semester Intern Program for Science and Technology (SIP/ST)
    • Summer Language Program
    • Co-operative Education Program
    • Scholarships
      • Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP)
      • Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
      • The SMART Program
 
Graduate
    • Internships
      Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP)
      Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP)
      Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIP/IA)
    • Summer Language Program
    • Summer Program for Operations Research Technology (SPORT)

  • Scholarships
    The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)
    The SMART Program