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NSA Summer Internship - Non STEM (MD)


The NSA Summer Internship Program offers students exciting, impactful professional work opportunities (with pay and benefits!) to grow their knowledge of the Intelligence Community and federal government while advancing NSA's two primary missions: 1) Collecting, analyzing, and producing signals intelligence; and, 2) Providing cybersecurity solutions and guidance to protect critical national infrastructure. These summer internship opportunities are open to all students who are pursuing education and degree programs that are NOT in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) studies and will allow those selected to train and participate in various operational tours to learn how NSA conducts its mission while working alongside subject matter experts to help protect and defend the Nation from foreign adversaries. NSA has a critical need for individuals fluent in languages other than English to support NSA's foreign language analysis mission. Foreign language proficiency combined with a wide array of majors and minors are eligible to be considered for this program. In 2024, NSA is specifically seeking students with proficiency in Chinese, Farsi, and Russian. Individuals with fluency in other languages are also encouraged to apply. Please apply through this vacancy if you are interested in any of the following internships: - Behavioral Health and Life Services Summer Program (BHLS) - Business Management & Acquisition (BM&A) Summer Intern Program - Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency Summer Program (CLPT) - Human Capital Management (HCM) - Industrial and Organizational Psychology Summer Program (IOP) - Installations & Logistics (I&L) Summer Intern Program - Intelligence Analysis Summer Program (IA) - Office of Reasonable Accommodation & Accessibility Summer Program (ORAA) - Office of the Inspector General Summer Intern Program (IG) - Security & Counterintelligence Summer Intern Program (SCSIP) - Summer Language Program - Summer Strategic Communication Summer Intern Program (SSCIP) ***PLEASE NOTE: You can find descriptions for each program listed above at the following link:

Job Summary

Join students from across the country and lend your knowledge to national security in one of NSA's over 30 summer internship programs. These 12 week paid programs run from mid-May to mid-August and are open to undergraduate freshman up to Ph.D. students depending on internship requirements. These internships are open to a wide variety of majors and give students the opportunity to work directly with mission-critical problems and experience the excitement of working directly in NSA spaces.


To be accepted into the NSA Summer Internship - Non STEM, candidates must: - Be a U.S. citizen; - 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; - Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all college work completed; - Be a currently enrolled college student (undergraduate, graduate or doctorate program) at time of application; - Be available and in the U.S. for operational and technical interviews and other applicable processing, both in-person and via telephone/internet, between the months of November 2023 and March 2024; Be pursuing a major in: o Accounting o Architecture o Archives or Conservation o Building Automation/HVAC o Business Administration o Communications/Public Affairs o Computer Science o Construction Management o Criminal Justice o Cybersecurity o Data Analytics o Data Science o Economics o English o Finance o Graphic Design o Health Education o Health Promotion & Wellness o History o Homeland Security o Hospitality o Human Resources o Industrial and Organizational Psychology o Information Technology o Intelligence Studies o Interior Design o International Affairs o International Politics o International Relations o Logistics o Marketing o Multimedia Production o Nutrition & Dietetics o Operations Research o Photography o Pre-Law o Psychology o Public Policy o Regional Studies o Rehabilitation Counseling or similar counseling degree program o Security Studies o Sign Language Interpretation o Sociology o Supply Chain Management - Minors/Certificate programs in computer science, networking, technology, information assurance or telecommunications areas are highly sought. - For NSAs foreign language program, no specific major is required, but the following language proficiencies are recommended: o Arabic o Mandarin Chinese o Russian o South Asian o Farsi o African Languages ***PLEASE NOTE: Other majors may be considered, however the majors listed above are preferred and highly recommended. ***Please Note: You may be required to complete an Unproctored Internet Testing (UIT) requirement measuring cognitive ability, motivation, and English proficiency.