The National Security Agency (NSA) anticipates hiring in excess of 1,000 personnel in the coming year. NSA currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all of its mission areas. Students receiving degrees in computer science, computer
engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, or other information security and cyber-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate believes students from the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence may be particularly interested in the following positions. Students may apply for these full-time positions by visiting the
NSA Careers website and selecting the position numbers listed below:
The NSA has over 20 different summer internship programs in addition to CO-OP and scholarship programs that, like the full-time positions, support all mission areas and offer exciting opportunities in a wide array of disciplines, for example:
Information on student internship, CO-OP, and scholarship opportunities can be viewed by visiting the NSA website and selecting the “Student Programs” link. To apply for current opportunities, select the “Job
Search/Apply Online” link. Using the key word search, enter “internship,” “CO-OP,” or “scholarship.”
The application deadline for most of the summer internships is October 31; however, some of the math-related internship deadlines are as early as October 15.
For questions concerning the application process, please contact NSA Recruitment and Staffing at: 1-866-NSA-HIRE (1-866-672-4473) or e-mail