National Security Agency (NSA) Computer Science Intern Program

National Security Agency (NSA) Computer Science Intern Program

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31 Oct 2023
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Partial funding
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The National Security Agency (NSA) offers internships, scholarships, a co-op program, and other programs for students of all academic levels. The Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP) is a summer program for students currently enrolled in a graduate program, ideally in computer science, with a preference given to those who have completed courses in data structure, discrete mathematics or structures, and calculus I and II. Students will be assigned to projects culminating in a short presentation and technical paper. Projects may be in the area of (but are not limited to): big data; computer and network security; machine learning/AI; etc. The CSIP is a 12-week paid work assignment that runs from mid-May or June. Students are paid a salary commensurate with their education level. Annual leave, sick leave, and paid federal holidays are included, as is participation in an agency-wide extracurricular program. Students who attend schools in excess of 75 miles from Ft. Meade, Maryland, 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. Daily transportation to and from work is not provided; students are highly encouraged to bring a vehicle.

Discipline: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Eligibility: Applicants must: be U.S. citizens be eligible to be granted a TS/SCI/TK security clearance after successfully completing a background investigation that includes passing a full-scope polygraph and a psychological evaluation have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all college work completed be currently enrolled college students be available and in the U.S. for operational and technical interviews and other applicable processing, both in-person and via telephone/internet be majoring in computer science

Academic level: Masters, Doctoral

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

Award amount: See "Description" field above

Award category: Experiential

Award cycle: Annual


Contact: 410.854.4726 SummerInterns@uwe.nsa.gov

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