Fort George G. Meade Complex, MD
Pay Plan: GG, Grade: 02/1 to 02/10
Open: 2023-09-01, Close: 2023-10-15
The National Security Agency’s (NSA) Gifted and Talented (G&T) Language Program is only open to high school seniors. The program is designed for high school students who have demonstrated an aptitude for Language in Chinese and/or Russian. This program provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in Foreign Language. This is a paid 12 week internship at NSA Washington in Fort Meade, Maryland that runs from mid-May to mid-August following high school graduation.
The National Security Agency’s (NSA) Gifted and Talented (G&T) Language Program is only open to high school seniors. The program is designed for high school students who have demonstrated an aptitude for Language in Chinese and/or Russian. This program provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in Foreign Language. This is a paid 12 week internship that runs from mid-May to mid-August following high school graduation.
– Must be a U.S. citizen
– Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance
– Must be a high school senior who will have completed an AP Language course, in Chinese and/or Russian (or proctored examination results demonstrating equivalent) 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
– Plan to pursue language studies after graduation
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salaries for all Gifted and Talented (G&T) students are set at a GG 02/01.
Receive annual leave, sick leave and paid federal holidays.
Participation in agency-wide extracurricular programs.
If accepted into the program students are to work full time 40 hours per week for 10 – 12 weeks during the summer months following their senior year of high school from mid-May to mid-August.
Applicants interested in the Gifted & Talented (G&T) program must reside within commuting distance of the duty station for which they are applying. Travel and Housing reimbursements are not provided.
How to apply
Applications are accepted 1 September – 15 October, however, selections for this program are made on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as practical to allow sufficient time for review and security clearance processing. Applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete packages, will not be considered.
To apply for this position, please click the `Apply’ button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the `Submit button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from no*****@in*****************.gov.
***PLEASE NOTE: To be considered your application package is not considered complete until the following items have been emailed to Su***********@uw*.gov in addition to your online application.
2) Two Teacher Recommendations (one from a language teacher)
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)
If you would like additional information about the Gifted and Talented Language Program, please contact us at Su***********@uw*.gov or call us at 410-854-4726.
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. Please visit our Diversity link for more information.
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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.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
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