Information Assurance (IA)
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High School Programs Whether you're gifted in business, printing/graphic arts or computers, NSA provides on-the-job training specific to your skill set. Spend your senior year gaining valuable work experience with NSA while earning a salary. About the High School Work Study Program The High School Work Study Program is designed for high school students who are enrolled in either Business or Technical Computer classes, and who plan to participate in a school-sponsored work experience program during their senior year.
Stokes Educational Scholarship Program About the Program The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program) was proposed and introduced into legislation in 1986.
Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD (NII)) annually announces a Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) grant and scholarship competition.
Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance for Undergraduates at the National Security Agency (NSA)Summer Intern Program for Information Assurance (SIP/IA) Working at NSA as a Summer Intern provides an opportunity for you to accelerate your career in the field of Information Assurance (IA).
Information Assurance Development Program
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Through partnerships with government, academia, and industry, NSA's Information Assurance mission advocates improvements in IA education, training, and awareness. The National IA Education and Training Program (NIETP) operates under national authority as the national manager for IA education and training relating to national security systems.
If you are interested in developing your technical skills in a variety of IA-related disciplines, take a look at the opportunities available through the IA mission at NSA. Through DoD scholarship programs and NSA real-work internships with the IA mission, you can obtain skills essential to the defense of our nation's information systems.
The goal of the Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) Program was to expand the use of national standards in information assurance education and training throughout the nation. The list of CAE institutions can be found under Institutions at the link on the left. For questions on this program please email the alias at askIACE@nsa.gov
NSA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsored the National Centers of Academic Excellence in IA Education (CAE/IAE), IA 2-year Education and Training (CAE/2Y) and IA Research (CAE/R) programs. The goal of these programs was to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in IA and producing a growing number of professionals with IA expertise in various disciplines.