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Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIPIA)

National Security Agency (NSA) | Fort Meade MD 20755 USA | Part Time | Posted: 09/19/2019

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ResponsibilitiesThe Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIPIA) is a 12-week summer program accelerating participant's careers in the field of Information Assurance (IA) by offering hands on technical experience while working for the National Security Agency. SIPIA hosts rising juniors and seniors pursuing Bachelor's degrees as well as students pursuing Masters and Doctorate degrees in the technical fields listed below. Interns will be involved in projects that enable the cyber mission force through current analysis, expertise, training and tools. Interns will be involved in IA projects, including protecting and defending the nation's information systems networks and outmaneuvering cyber adversaries. To participate in this program, students must return to school for at least one semester following the internship. Application Deadline Applications are accepted between August 1 and October 15 each year, but please refer to the individual job listing for specific dates (see the How to Apply section below for additional details). About the Program 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 - Cyber security - The operations of computer emergency response teams - Information assurance training, education, and management - Computer forensic - Defensive information operations Students must major in one of the following or related academic disciplines: - Cyber Security - Network Security - Computer Science - Information Technology - Information Security/Systems - Computer Forensics - Software Engineering - Computer Engineering - Electrical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Technology -Official Transcript (unofficial is acceptable if legible) - A resume Transcripts may be issued directly by the Registrar, or issued to you by the Registrar, then sent with your application materials. Only originals via post, photocopies of originals via post, scanned copies of originals via email (PDF format only) will be accepted. If your Registrar is capable of directly sending electronic transcripts, please have them sent directly to you and then email the transcript as an attachment. Please do not sent html transcripts accessible via a website or text versions thereof. Along with your online application, please email all required documentation to **Applications are not complete without the requested documentation. If you have applied to multiple positions, you MUST follow the instructions on each posting and send your requested documents to each program separately. Documents (including transcripts) will NOT be shared between programs. If you have any questions about the Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance, please email or call 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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