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Summer Language Program

National Security Agency (NSA) | Fort Meade MD 20755 USA | Part Time | Posted: 10/10/2019

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ResponsibilitiesSummer Language Program Undergraduate and graduate students 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. About The Program The 2020 Summer Language Program is hiring college students with proficiency in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Russian, Turkish, and African languages such as Swahili and Somali. Other languages will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Summer Language Program is a 12-week internship intended for high-potential full-time college upperclassmen and graduate students. Foreign language proficiency combined with a wide array of majors and minors will be considered for this program, which can be a one-summer or two-summer internship. The program may begin after your sophomore year, and if mutually agreeable, continue the summer after your junior year. Likewise, the program may begin the summer after your junior year and continue the summer between your senior year and your first year of graduate school. The program may also take place in the summers between years of graduate study. Participation during a second summer is encouraged but not required. At the end of your internship, an offer may be extended for you to join NSA in a full-time position after graduation. The Summer Language Program Includes: - A language mentor assigned from NSA's language analysis team. - Hands-on operational experience. - Relevant job-specific briefings. - Job-specific training and customized language training.
IntelligenceCareers.gov on or before 15 October 2019. Applications received after the deadline and incomplete packets will not be considered. To submit a resume online during an open season: - Press on the 'Job Search/Apply' Tab at the top of the page. - Select 'National Security Agency.' - To apply, click the arrow next to the words, 'Ready to Apply?' - In the search box, type keywords 'Summer Language Program.' - Click on 'Search' and select 'Summer Language Program.' - Click 'Apply' and follow the directions as prompted. To be considered for the Summer Language Program, you must submit a complete application package that includes: - Unofficial transcripts - A list of your fall courses and proposed spring courses - Your on-line application. Be sure to complete the College Education portion of the application. If you do not yet have a degree, list your school and your projected graduation date. You may use the Other Professional Details section of the application to include any additional relevant information, such as language immersions, scholarships, interests, etc. IMPORTANT: Please email transcripts and the requested fall/spring course lists to Summer_Lang@nsa.gov as well as applying online. Applications are not complete without the requested documentation. Questions If you have questions about the Summer Language Program, please email summer_interns@nsa.gov or you may also call 1-866-NSA-HIRE or (410) 854-4726. ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

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Location Fort Meade, MD, 20755, United States
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