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Associateship Programs at National Security Agency (NSA)

This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at NSA.

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at NSA.
  • Click to learn more about National Security Agency
  • Click About RAP to learn more about the Research Associateship Programs at the NRC.

When to Apply

This Agency participates in all reviews.

Click How to Apply for information about reviews and review deadlines.


Click Eligibility for overall eligibility criteria for RAP.

Research opportunities at NSA are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at NSA are open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants.

Click About RAP - Levels for a definition of each level.

Please note: Eligibility can vary for each research opportunity; be sure to check the specific opportunity(s) in which you are interested. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents should ask the prospective Adviser about specific security requirements.


National Security Agency (NSA) - College Park, MD
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Dr. Ray Gamble 202-334-2787
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