NSA STUDENT PROGRAMS

NSA offers a wide selection of paid programs for high school, college and graduate students in many career fields.


Take advantage of NSA’s student programs to learn more about NSA, deepen your knowledge of your career field, and collect a paycheck or scholarship money. We offer internships, scholarships, a co-op program and more. Search for the perfect opportunity for you based on your education level and field of interest.

Remember, NSA selects most of its student program candidates up to a year in advance. That means your application will be due at least nine months before you start, so don't forget to plan ahead!

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COMPUTER SCIENCE, COMPUTER/ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CAE-Cyber Operations Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors; Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity

This internship is NSA’s premier outreach program for students enrolled in the Cyber Operations specialization at NSA-designated universities. You will gain knowledge of specific cyber-related topics and apply that knowledge to address various real-world mission-related technical challenges. You will work on a broad range of problems involving applications of computer science and engineering.

Colorado College Summer Internship Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Political Science, Criminal Justice, English, History

Students will gain hands-on work experience while building knowledge and skills in fundamental aspects of the NSA mission. Internship positions are offered in software engineering and target analysis.

Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP)

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity

As a CSIP intern, you will apply your computer science skills to NSA hardware and software systems. Interns are assigned to projects that contribute to NSA's mission and culminate in a short presentation and technical paper.

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Projects are typically in the areas of:

  • Big Data
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Visualization
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Language Technology/Computational Linguistics
  • Ontology/Taxonomy and Graphical Analysis
  • Information Query and Question Answering
  • Knowledge and Data Representation, Distillation and Sharing
  • Knowledge and Database Crawling
  • Software Agent Planning and Control
  • Signal Processing
  • Architecture & Systems

Cyber Summer Program (CSP)

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other)

The Cyber Summer Program (CSP) is NSA’s premier program for the best undergraduate and graduate computer science, engineering, mathematics, network security and information assurance students in the country. You will work on a broad range of problems of your own choosing, involving applications of computer science and engineering. You will learn and develop data analysis, network analysis and exploitation techniques and apply that knowledge to obtain real-time solutions for mission-critical cyber-related problems.

Data Center Management Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Systems Management

Interns will gain experience through a hands-on approach to managing a data center. From deployments of new systems and their associated mechanical, electrical, and IT requirements, you will gain valuable knowledge and insight for a growing demand in the data center marketplace. Past intern projects have focused on how to better manage aspects of a data center, how to optimize data center efficiency and more.

Hawaii Summer Technical Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics

Students will gain hands-on work experience while building knowledge and skills in fundamental aspects of the NSA mission. Internship positions are offered multiple mission areas requiring a range of competencies including computer science, programming, engineering and analysis.

NSA Georgia Summer Internship Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors; Students pursuing an advanced degree in the term immediately following the internship
Academic Field: Computer Science

Students will gain hands-on work experience while building knowledge and skills in fundamental aspects of the NSA mission. Internship positions are offered in science and technology, applied mathematics, computer/systems engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, computer science, computer forensics, cyber intelligence and security, information assurance, information technology and information security.

Signals Intelligence Collection Program (SICP)

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Telecommunications, Social Sciences, Liberal Arts

Computer competence is required, but students who are majoring in social sciences are also welcome to apply for this internship, where they will apply computer, technical, analytic, communication, problem solving and/or critical thinking skills to NSA’s signals intelligence (SIGINT) mission. You will devise strategies, find solutions to complex challenges, design and write computer programs; test hardware and software; build and secure websites; analyze and display data; discern the best methods of collection; develop accesses; analyze and conclude results, and/or develop processing techniques that satisfy foreign intelligence requirements.

Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIP IA)

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors; Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other), Cybersecurity, Mathematics

Interns will be involved in projects that enable the cyber mission force through current analysis, expertise, training and tools. You will be involved in information assurance (IA) projects, including protecting and defending the nation's information systems networks, and outmaneuvering cyber adversaries.

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For purposes of this program, IA encompasses the scientific, technical and management disciplines required to ensure computer and network security, such as:

  • System/network administration and operations
  • Systems security engineering
  • Information assurance systems and product acquisition
  • Cryptography
  • Threat and vulnerability assessment, including risk management
  • Cybersecurity
  • The operations of computer emergency response teams
  • Information assurance training, education, and management
  • Computer forensics
  • Defensive information operations.

Summer Intern Program for Science and Technology (SIP ST)

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other)

This program is open to college juniors who are concentrating their studies in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, network engineering, software engineering or telecommunications. You will work with leading computer scientists and engineers on the nation’s toughest cyber problems while enhancing your skills in assignments related to your major. You will work closely with a project mentor on a specific, mission-focused problem while learning in an exciting, high-tech environment.

Summer Program for Operations Research Technology (SPORT)

Applies To

Education: Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Cybersecurity, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other)

Interns will work side-by-side with analysts in NSA’s Enterprise Operations Research Division to apply state-of-the-art scientific and quantitative methods, which employ applied mathematics and data science techniques, to develop innovative solutions to current agency, operational “hard” problems and unconventional problems exclusive to the Intelligence Community.

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Students enrolled in an M.S. (combined BS/MS also accepted) or Ph.D. program who have experience with one of these areas should apply: applied mathematics, data science and statistics, mathematical programming and optimization, modeling and simulation, computer networking or computer programming languages.

Texas Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics, International Relations/Studies, Data Science

Students will gain hands-on work experience while building knowledge and skills in fundamental aspects of the NSA mission. Internship positions are offered multiple mission areas requiring a range of competencies to include but not limited to computer science, computer programming, networking and engineering, math, cybersecurity, telecommunications, geography, international affairs/politics/relations, intelligence/security studies and others.


MECHANICAL/CIVIL ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE

Installation & Logistics (I&L) Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Logistics, Business, Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other), Architecture, Interior Design

This program is intended for students interested in project management and electrical, power, mechanical or civil engineering fields, and supply chain and business management operations. You will be directly involved with selected NSA facilities’ construction/renovation projects from planning and design through construction, commissioning, activation and occupancy. Working with mentors, you will also be involved in ensuring that projects run according to schedule, are cost effective and meet customer objectives. The internship will culminate in a final presentation to NSA senior leadership.


MATHEMATICS

Director’s Summer Program (DSP)/Cryptanalysis and Signals Analysis Summer Program (CASA SP)

Applies To

Education: College Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity, Natural Sciences

Director’s Summer Program (DSP)

In this highly competitive program, undergraduate students will solve problems in mathematics, cryptology and communications technology in support of national security. These problems often involve applications of abstract algebra, geometry, number theory, analysis, probability, statistics, combinatorics, graph theory, algorithms and computer science. State-of-the-art computing resources are available to all students, who will be mentored by agency experts, collaborate to solve challenging problems, and present their work in both technical talks and papers, to be published internally at NSA.

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Cryptanalysis and Signals Analysis Summer Program (CASA SP)

This internship gives undergraduate mathematician and computer science students a chance to contribute to mission-essential technical operations at NSA. Our mission is to transform collected data into a format analysts can readily consume for intelligence purposes by analyzing signals and protocols, and overcoming security measures. Problems involve applications of math, statistics, computer science, reverse engineering and software development.

Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP)

Applies To

Education: Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Mathematics

Mathematics and statistics graduate students will work directly with NSA mathematicians and statisticians on mission-critical problems involving math, statistics, data analysis, cryptology and communications technology. You will document your work in technical papers, which will be published internally at NSA. Students will have access to state-of-the-art computing resources and computational software packages such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Magma, MAPLE and S-PLUS.


POLITICAL SCIENCE, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Intelligence Analysis Summer Internship Program

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate Students
Academic Field: International Affairs, Political Science, Regional Studies, Information/Data Science

This program offers training in a multifaceted cryptologic discipline. You will apply logic, analysis, creativity, judgment and systematic approaches to gather, evaluate and use information/intelligence alongside experienced intelligence analysts who will supervise and mentor you. You will use advanced analytic tools and techniques and conduct research. Projects are in direct support of NSA’s effort to provide a complete Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) picture to U.S. policymakers, military commanders, and other members of the Intelligence Community.

Security & Counterintelligence Summer Intern Program (SCSIP)

Applies To

Education: College Sophomores and Juniors
Academic Field: Criminal Justice, International Relations, Political Science, Computer Forensics, Cybersecurity

Interns will actively participate in or support ongoing security and counterintelligence (S&CI) mission activities in areas such as personnel security investigations, security clearance adjudications, physical security and access control, antiterrorism/force protection, and/or counterintelligence programs. You will work directly under the guidance of veteran security professionals responsible for protecting NSA personnel, facilities and operations worldwide and, in the process, gain an understanding of how the S&CI Directorate supports and interacts with the larger NSA/CSS enterprise and counterpart organizations across the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.

Summer Language Program

Applies To

Education: College Sophomores and Juniors; Graduate Students
Academic Field: Foreign Language

Interns will learn to analyze foreign communications for vital intelligence missions by apprenticing with experienced language analysts. Geopolitical, cultural and technical knowledge may be used to understand both overtly stated meaning and subtly implied intent as you scan, translate and transcribe foreign communications, then report critical information to U.S. government customers. Foreign language proficiency combined with a wide array of majors will be considered. The 2019 Summer Language Program is hiring students with proficiency in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Russian and Turkish. Languages may change from year to year based on the agency's needs.


OTHER FIELDS

Business Management & Acquisition Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Sophomores and Juniors; Graduate Students
Academic Field: Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Business

NSA is a highly technical organization where integrated and timely mission and data-driven business decisions are made and implemented across the globe. NSA's Business Management & Acquisition organization builds and defends a budget driven by agency priorities; effectively executes that budget to acquire and deliver capabilities; and continually uses performance data to inform processes and investment decisions.

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You will work directly with business professionals on any one of the following projects/requirements:

  • Negotiating multimillion dollar contracts
  • Developing the agency’s annual budget
  • Acquiring products and services from industry partners
  • Developing negotiation positions
  • Providing financial support for major acquisition programs
  • Working with other intelligence agencies and Department of Defense organizations to develop various support agreements

Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency (CLPT) Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate Students
Academic Field: International Affairs, Intelligence Studies, Regional Studies, Economics, Psychology, Data Science

Interns will join a team that promotes meaningful government transparency while helping NSA achieve the right balance between privacy and national security. During your tour in NSA’s Civil Liberties and Privacy Office, you will see first-hand how fundamental privacy principles influence decision making at NSA on a daily basis. You will work under the guidance of professionals responsible for identifying and documenting civil liberties and privacy activities, and more.

Health Promotion & Wellness (HPW) Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Sophomores and Juniors, Graduate and Ph.D. Students
Academic Field: Medical and Occupational Health

This internship is open to select college undergraduate or master’s level students who are majoring in the field of health promotion and wellness, health education or related fields. You will gain practical health promotion experience within NSA’s Office of Occupational Health, Environmental and Safety Services (OHESS).

Human Resources (HR) Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Juniors
Academic Field: Human Resources

Undergraduates majoring in Human Resources (HR) or an alternative major with a minor or concentration in HR may apply for this program. You will gain practical experience working in one of these specialty areas: total compensation, HR strategies, recruitment and staffing, benefits and employee services, HR information systems or global HR service delivery.

Industrial and Organizational Psychology Intern Program

Applies To

Education: Graduate Students
Academic Field: Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Social Sciences

As an intern working in the HR Strategy and Program Design unit at NSA, you will learn how to apply scientific and quantitative methods to address a wide range of human capital issues. Graduate students enrolled in a program in I/O psychology or a related field will gain valuable applied experience by working alongside psychologists in areas of personnel assessment (i.e., research and development work to support assessments used to select applicants for mission critical positions); organizational design and development; human capital systems design and consulting; occupational/job analysis; organizational assessments and workforce surveys; and program evaluation.

The Office of the Inspector General Summer Intern Program

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate Students
Academic Field: Accounting, Information Technology

Interns will receive training and experience in auditing multiple disciplines (e.g., program performance, cybersecurity and financial statements) as part of an audit team. The program gives rising college seniors or graduate level students opportunities to be agents for change, analyze operations for efficiency and effectiveness and deliver results to our customers to reduce program costs and provide value to NSA and U.S. taxpayers.

Office of Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility Intern Program (ORAA)

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate Students
Academic Field: Counseling (Other), Sign Language Interpretation

NSA’s Office of Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility has several internships open to select master’s level counseling students and select master’s and bachelor-level sign language interpreting students who will work alongside NSA’s experienced reasonable accommodation and sign language interpreters.   

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Reasonable Accommodation Case Manager

You will gain sound knowledge of the fundamental concepts of the reasonable accommodation process, from the initial request for accommodations through the implementation of the approved accommodations and more.

Sign Language Interpreter

You will gain sound knowledge of the fundamental concepts of interpreting and managing communication within highly technical and dynamic work environments and more.

Summer Strategic Communications Intern Program (SSCIP)

Applies To

Education: College Juniors, Graduate Students
Academic Field: Communications, Applied Arts, Museum Studies

This program is designed 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; graphics or photography. You will support the Strategic Communications organization's role to provide accurate and timely information on NSA’s missions and accomplishments to a variety of audiences using state-of-the-art messaging products in one of the following areas: corporate communications, messaging and public affairs; multimedia production or creative imaging.

Cooperative Education Program

Applies To

Education: College Sophomores, Freshmen (Second Semester)
Academic Field: Chinese Language and Studies, Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity

NSA's Co-op Program accepts applications twice a year, typically Feb, 1 to March 31 and Sept 1 to Oct 31.

Co-op students will operate under a rotational program, alternating semesters of full-time work with full-time study from entry into the program until graduation. We require a minimum of 52 weeks of co-op work experience prior to graduation. During your work tour, you will work a regular 40-hour week. Each work tour is designed to reveal the specific areas you may want to focus on as a career.

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Chinese Language and Studies Majors
Language Analysts work directly with the original written or spoken foreign language, determine the relevance of the intelligence collected, research it, analyze it, and put it into context for dissemination to national-level policy makers, military commanders and other customers.

Electrical or Computer Engineering Majors
You will be involved in the design, development, testing and evaluation of electronic communications systems. These multidisciplinary assignments will reach to such rapidly advancing areas as optics, lasers, acoustics and microprocessors.

Computer Science Majors
You will explore high-tech opportunities, such as object-oriented methodology, multimedia, data warehousing/data mining, design/analysis development of software and systems, client/server development, networking and Internet technology.

Cybersecurity Majors
You will work as part of a team that’s on the frontlines of defense against our cyber adversaries. The Intelligence Community needs cyber professionals with technical expertise and a driving desire to remain at the forefront of their field.

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Applies To

Education: High School Seniors
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering

The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors, particularly minority students who are planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. You will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA in areas that are related to your course of study.

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Computer Science Majors
NSA computer scientists work in such areas as applications programming, computer security and graphics, and the design and implementation of software involving database management systems, real-time systems, networking and distributed processing systems.

Computer/Electrical Engineering Majors
You will be involved in projects that focus on communication systems, computer security and networking, microprocessor applications, software engineering and optics.

Program participants are required to work in their area of study for NSA after college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition.

Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP)

Applies To

Education: Undergraduate
Academic Field: Computer Sciences, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity, Engineering (other), Business

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD (NII)) annually announces a Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) grant and scholarship competition.   

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The program is designed to:

  • Increase the number of new entrants to DoD who possess key information assurance (IA) and IT skill sets
  • Serve as a mechanism to build the nation's IA infrastructure through grants to colleges and universities jointly designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Defense as Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education
  • Serve as a tool to develop and retain well-educated military and DoD civilian personnel who support the Department's critical IT management and infrastructure protection functions

For additional information contact the DoD IASP Program Office at AskIASP@nsa.gov


The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)

Applies To

Education: Graduate
Academic Field: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering (other)

The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) is an organization of leading universities, national laboratories and corporations that aims to increase the number of qualified U.S. citizen Ph.D.s in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It emphasizes recruitment of a diverse applicant pool of women and historically underrepresented minorities.

NPSC offers a unique six-year doctoral fellowship program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, physics and their subdisciplines. The consortium is dedicated to increasing the existing pool of Ph.D.s to provide industry and higher education with diversity and balance for the future of scientific research in America.

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As a corporate member of the consortium, NSA sponsors students pursuing doctorate degrees in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and physics. In addition to providing financial support through membership dues, NSA also provides technical mentoring and at least two summers of employment to each sponsored student.

Salary
Students are paid a competitive salary commensurate with their education level.

Benefits During 12 Week Internship

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
  • Must be pursuing a graduate or Ph.D. in mathematics, engineering, computer science or physics.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) is preferred.
  • A minimum 3.5 GPA in math courses is preferred.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted from Sept. 1st - Nov. 30th each year.
Visit the National Physical Science Consortium website or contact:
The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)
c/o New Mexico State University
Post Office Box 3001
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8801
Email: npsc@nmsu.edu; Phone: 800-952-4118; Fax: 505-646-6097


Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART)

Applies To

Education: Undergraduate Graduate
Academic Field: Computer/Electrical Engineering, Engineering (other), Computer Sciences, Cybersecurity, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Sciences

Students, including current DoD employees seeking advanced degrees, work in a full-time, paid summer internship. Participants must be pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) fields of study. Benefits include full tuition and fees, stipend and guaranteed employment upon graduation. Further information is available, please visit the SMART website .

The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)

Applies To

Education: Graduate
Academic Field: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering (other)

The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) is an organization of leading universities, national laboratories and corporations that aims to increase the number of qualified U.S. citizen Ph.D.s in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It emphasizes recruitment of a diverse applicant pool of women and historically underrepresented minorities.

NPSC offers a unique six-year doctoral fellowship program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, physics and their subdisciplines. The consortium is dedicated to increasing the existing pool of Ph.D.s to provide industry and higher education with diversity and balance for the future of scientific research in America.

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As a corporate member of the consortium, NSA sponsors students pursuing doctorate degrees in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and physics. In addition to providing financial support, NSA also provides technical mentoring and at least one summer of employment to each sponsored student.

Salary
Students are paid a competitive salary commensurate with their education level.

Benefits during 12 week internship

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
  • Must be pursuing a graduate or Ph.D. in mathematics, engineering, computer science or physics.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) is preferred.
  • A minimum 3.5 GPA in math courses is preferred.

How to Apply
Applications are accepted from Sept. 1st - Nov. 30th each year.
Visit the National Physical Science Consortium website or contact:
The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)
USC-RAN
3716 S. Hope, Suite 348
Los Angeles, CA 90007-4344


Gifted and Talented STEM Program for High School

Applies To

Education: High School Seniors
Academic Field: Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering (other)

The National Security Agency's (NSA) Gifted and Talented Program is open only to high school seniors. The program is designed for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for engineering, math and science. Students work full-time for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer following their senior year of high school.

Please note: To apply for any of the High School Work Study programs below you must submit these two forms with your application:

High School Work Study Program (NSA Headquarters)

Applies To

Education: High School Juniors
Academic Field: Business, Computer Sciences, Applied Arts, Engineering (other), Graphic Arts, Manufacturing

Whether you're gifted in business, printing/graphic arts or computers, NSA provides on-the-job training specific to your skill set. Spend your senior year of high school gaining valuable work experience while earning a salary. The programs require no less than 20 hours a week and no more than 32 hours during the school year.

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Office Assistant

Type, file, maintain records, answer phones and operate business equipment such as word processors and personal computers.

Computer Aide

Operate our data processing equipment, often the most sophisticated equipment on the market. These positions are geared towards those students who are in STEM-focused courses or have completed a minimum of two technical computer courses (such as Computer Science, Visual Basic, Java, Web Page Design, Intro to Engineering and Programming C++, etc.).

The Vo-Tech Program

This program is designed for students who are enrolled in printing/graphic arts or manufacturing classes, and who plan to participate in a school-sponsored work experience program during their senior year.

Model Shop Program

Designed for high school students who are enrolled in either printing/graphic arts or manufacturing classes at a technical high school, students may work in machining, sheet metal, fabrication, welding, woodworking, injection molding, and painting and plating.

Note: You must submit these two forms with your application:

High School Work Study Program (Field Sites)

Applies To

Education: High School Juniors
Academic Field: Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering

Whether you're gifted in business or computers, NSA provides on-the-job training specific to your skill set. Spend your senior year of high school gaining valuable work experience while earning a salary. The programs require no less than 20 hours a week and no more than 32 hours during the school year.

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This program is designed for high school students who are enrolled in business or technical computer classes, and who plan to participate in a school-sponsored work experience program during their senior year.

Positions include:

Office Assistant

Type, file, maintain records, answer phones and operate business equipment such as word processors and personal computers.

Computer Aide

Operate our data processing equipment, often the most sophisticated equipment on the market. These positions are geared towards those students who are in STEM-focused courses or have completed a minimum of two technical computer courses (such as Computer Science, Visual Basic, Java, Web Page Design, Intro to Engineering and Programming C++, etc.).

Note: You must submit these two forms with your application:

High School Work Study Program- Chinese

Applies To

Education: High School Juniors
Academic Field: Chinese (must be enrolled in a higher-level Chinese course)

Spend your senior year of high school gaining valuable work experience while earning a salary. The programs require no less than 20 hours a week and no more than 32 hours during the school year.

Note: You must submit these two forms with your application: