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Early Talent Awards 2024

Early Talent Awards 2024

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National Security Agency

National Security Agency

  • 3x winner
  • Tech Transformer

About the company

NSA leads the intelligence community and protects our national security. Whether students or grads are looking to work in STEM or use their foreign language skills, the NSA offers paid internships in mathematics, cyber security, computer science, engineering, analysis, and more.

What early talent is saying

"What I loved most was the smart, supportive people I met during my time at the NSA. I also enjoyed learning of and getting access to cutting-edge technology and a hands-on experience in the federal government. There are good networking and learning opportunities via classes and lectures, too."

How we win tech talent

In 2023, the NSA sought to expand its workforce by over 3,000 new employees for roles ranging from cybersecurity to data science. The agency's student programs underline its dedication to early talent, offering a direct pathway into the intricacies of national security challenges. This approach highlights the NSA's role in shaping the future tech workforce, ready to confront the evolving landscape of global security.

Why we're different

  • Flexible work environment
  • Mission-driven
  • Supportive
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