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Can anybody share some details about the interview process for an applied research mathematician position within the National Security Agency?

It's actually very difficult to prepare for an interview as a mathematician with the NSA. Of course, I can't speak to specifics about the interview process itself, but I would say that you should make sure to be prepared to speak to your favorite areas of mathematics and some results within that ...
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I'm very interested in learning about anyone's experience as an applied research mathematician at the National Security Agency!

It's very exciting. As a mathematician with the NSA, you have the opportunity to work in research-oriented offices, operations-oriented offices, or even more consulting-like positions. The problems are usually interesting to work on, and you have the opportunity to work across many different disc...
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