The Gifted and Talented Program is only open to high school seniors. The program is designed for high school students who have demonstrated an aptitude for Engineering, Math and Science. This program provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in the area of STEM. This is a paid 12 week internship that runs from mid-May to mid-August following high school graduations. Many other NSA programs exist with different deadlines at https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html
- Must be a U.S. citizen - Must be eligible for a security clearance - Must be a high school senior who will have completed at least an AP/IB Level Physics and Calculus course and either a Computer Science, Computer Programming or an Engineering course by completion of their Senior year. - Unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher is preferred - Must have scored at least 1200 on the SAT or 25 on the ACT - Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of hire
How To Apply - External
Online applications must be submitted and hardcopy materials postmarked by 31 October 2019. Applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete packages, will not be considered. IMPORTANT: When applying online, you may only submit your resume by completing the online resume builder. Students must also mail the following: 1) Resume 2) Two Teacher Recommendations from a Physics, Calculus, Computer Science or Engineering teacher (no more than one type-written page by each). 3) Official transcript from High School (inclusive of the final 11th grade year) 4) Verification of SAT or ACT Scores (at least 1200 on SAT/25 on the ACT) 5) A one-page type written response to 'Why am I interested in STEM?' Submit to: National Security Agency Office of Recruitment 9800 Savage Road Ft. George Meade, MD 20755-6779 Attn: A334, G&T Program If you would like additional information about the Gifted and Talented Program, please contact us at the address above or call 1-866-NSA-HIRE.