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Student Opportunities

Are you looking for an internship opportunity to develop your skills, enhance your career potential, and make a difference each day? As a member of NGA’s elite student workforce, you will see first-hand how the work you are doing supports national security, disaster relief, and our nation’s warfighters. 

Click here  to learn more about student programs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 

About Student Opportunities

NGA’s interns are the future of the workforce. The work assigned to students is professional in nature and is conducted in a learning environment that provides each student real-world experience and an opportunity to be evaluated for potential long-term employment. Student employment assignments are based on entry-level professional job descriptions, which will involve a great deal of independent and team-oriented work under the guidance of a senior-level supervisor and mentors. 

Who Can Apply

NGA’s student internship is open to students at various stages of their education and studying a variety of disciplines. 

  • Open to associate, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.
  • Open to a large variety of degree fields.

View applicable degree fields 

What to Expect

Interns are guaranteed real work at NGA. Each intern will have a project or projects set by their supervisor. Student Programs also holds informational events, luncheons, after-work socials -and more for interns. Interns have to opportunity to present their project at the end of the summer and also get to participate in a forum with the agency’s top executives.


NGA's interns experience many of the benefits of our full-time employees

Paid with sick and annual leave

Onsite workout facility with three hours of paid leave a week

MaxiFlex work schedule

Work/Life balance

With a successful evaluation at the end of the summer, interns could be invited back for multiple summers

Upon successful evaluation and mission need, there is a chance to 'convert' to a full-time employee after graduation

Associated Document(s)

FAQs for NGA’s Student Internship Program
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