Fort Meade, MD
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM – Language
* Applications and resumes for the Cooperative Education Program are now being accepted online. Deadline to apply is 31 March 2020.
Cooperative Education students gain valuable experience while playing a meaningful role in the development of our nation’s secure communications or in the production of foreign intelligence. Programs are available for students majoring in a language-focused majors including Russian, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, and Chinese. Right from the start, you will be involved in real life projects and will have full use of NSA labs, equipment and advanced technologies. These areas will offer you increasing challenges and satisfying learning experiences, since our mission demands that we work on the cutting edge of technology. .
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.
As a participant in NSA’s Co-op Program, you will earn a competitive salary and enjoy many benefits. You will operate under a rotational program, alternating semesters of full-time work at NSAW (Baltimore/Washington area) with full-time study from entry into the program until graduation. New Co-Ops will begin work in either January or August only. We require a minimum of 52 weeks of Co-op work experience prior to graduation. During your 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. Qualifications include a language-focused majors including Russian, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, and Chinese in a four-year program. Community college students majoring in the above listed major with the intent to pursue a four-year program are also eligible to apply. A 3.0 GPA is preferred.
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