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EXCLUSIVE: 2020 Defense Intelligence Agency Internship - Apply Now!

National Security Education Program
2020 DIA Internship Opportunity

DIA's 2020 NSEP Internship Program provides recent college graduates the opportunity to gain practical work experience through research, report writing, briefing development and delivery, policy writing, and intelligence analysis. The internship program is only open to NSEP Boren Scholars and Fellows with an anticipated graduation date between May 2017 and July 2020. Applicants will be evaluated on academic background and aptitude, analytical ability, written communication skills and demonstrated leadership. Proficiency in a hard target language may also enhance your application.

Selected interns are appointed for a one-year period and are eligible for a salary and full government benefits. Additionally, interns may be considered for full-time permanent employment at the conclusion of the internship.

Qualifications

NSEP Interns will be considered for Intelligence Careers in the following career fields: Analysis, Human Intelligence, Counterintelligence, and Mission Management. Candidates should mark their preferred career field in the Primary Area of Interest field. DIA is currently seeking candidates with a wide variety of degrees and/or experience, particularly in the following:

  • Structured methodological approaches to organize data and model probabilities, natural language processing techniques, or statistics tools.
  • Telecommunications, electronic warfare, or cyberspace operations.
  • Operations research, systems engineering, applied statistics, data science, or computer science.
  • Supply chain risk management.
  • Geographic or functional areas of responsibility of the combatant commands.
  • STEM fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, toxicology, and engineering disciplines including electrical, nuclear, aerospace, chemical, computer, general, or modeling and simulation.

Duty Locations

2020 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Internship opportunities may be available in Washington, D.C.; Honolulu, HI; Scott AFB, IL; Fort Meade, MD; Offutt AFB, NE; and Quantico, VA.

Eligibility Criteria

  • NSEP Boren Scholars and Fellows with an (anticipated) graduation date between May 2017 and July 2020
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent at the time of application
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation, including a Counter-Intelligence (CI) Scope polygraph examination, psychological assessment, and drug test

Please review the entire vacancy announcement before submitting your application to ensure all eligibility requirements are met and all requested application materials are submitted.

Deadline

This vacancy will close after the first 80 applications are received, but no later than 11:59 PM EST on November 24, 2019.

How to Apply

The internship is advertised via a hidden announcement on the DIA careers website. Please do not share these instructions with friends or classmates, as the opportunity is only available to NSEP awardees. Please note that you MUST logon to your NSEPnet account to view the attached instructions.

For more information about DIA, please visit www.dia.mil.

EXCLUSIVE JOB: Data Network Analyst at the U.S. Marine Corps

Job Title: Data Network Analyst
Department: U.S. Marine Corps
Agency/Office: HQ, Deputy Commandant for Information, IC4, CIO and Network Services
Salary Range: $57,000 – $65,000 per year
Series & Grade: 2210, GS-9
Promotion Potential: GS-11
Application Close Date: November 28, 2019
Duty Locations: Pentagon, Arlington, VA
Who May Be Considered: NSEP award recipients who have not completed the service requirement in full

POSITION SUMMARY/OFFICE DESCRIPTION

This position is located in the Information Command, Control, Communications and Computers (IC4) Department, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), Arlington, Virginia. IC4 is the headquarters department responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing C4 and Information Technology (IT) capabilities that support Marine Corps warfighting functions.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Aid in monitoring the progress and status of Marine Corps acquisition programs pertinent to data networks in support of deployed forces, ensuring that HQMC I C4 vision and policies are supported.
  • Provide representation at meetings with other agencies and parties both internal and external to the Marine Corps. This includes (but is not limited to) forums associated with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), other Joint Agencies, other Service forums and internal Marine Corps forums.
  • Assist in conducting research and analysis of IT issues throughout the Marine Corps, including generating synopses of relevant and emerging technologies found both in industry and throughout Department of Defense (DoD). Report findings as applicable and assist in developing official Marine Corps positions, forward-looking strategies, and plans.
  • Assist in providing fiscal and/or programmatic analysis of acquisition programs throughout DoD relevant to C4.
  • Assist in authoring briefings, information papers, and other materials for senior leadership in order to support policy and decision making.

Skill and Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and communicate both verbally and in writing, technical and programmatic information (fiscal data, project schedules, fielding strategies, etc.) to senior leadership sufficient to support policy development and decision making.
  • Ability to recognize and apply new conceptual and technological developments in data networks in support of deployed forces in order to contribute to forward-looking strategies and plans.
  • Ability to analyze current operational communications architectures and identify capability gaps in the operational communications capability portfolio.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferably education/experience in Information Technology Policy and Governance, and Project management fields.

SECURITY CLEARANCE

Following a Conditional Offer of Employment (COE), selectee must undergo a background investigation for a Secret security clearance.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. SF-50 or similar document (only required for current or former federal employees)
  4. DD-214 (only required for veterans or active duty military)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Resume and Supporting Materials

You will need to email your application by using the mail tool in NSEPnet. Your application materials must be combined into one PDF file. The order of your documents within the PDF must mirror the order listed in the Required Materials section. Please name the file:

LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_USMC

For example, the applicant John Smith would submit an application named SMITH_JOHN_USMC. If you are unable to save Microsoft Word documents in PDF format, or are unable to combine your documents into a single PDF document, several third-party PDF conversion and combination tools exist online. Perform an internet search for "converting Word documents to PDF" or "merging PDF files" to find these tools.

To use NSEPnet Mail you will need to login to https://www.nsepnet.org. The link to NSEPnet Mail is in the top right corner of the homepage. If you cannot login or do not remember your login credentials, please use the Forgot Username tool at https://nsepnet.org/ForgotUsername.aspx or the Forgot Password tool at https://nsepnet.org/ForgotPassword.aspx.

From the NSEPnet mail tool, enter [AleiaMaculam] (brackets included) in the To: field. The subject line for this email must be as follows:

DoD-USMC-112019-001

If you cannot attach a PDF document, please first try using Microsoft Internet Explorer. If attaching your documents fails in Internet Explorer, download the latest version of your internet browser and retry the attachment process.

SF-50 and DD-214

If you are a current or former federal employee, you will need to include your SF-50 (or similar document proving federal employment) in your application. If you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. military, you will need to include a DD-214 in your application.

Letter of Certification

You DO NOT need to request a Letter of Certification for this exclusive position.

HIRING AUTHORITY

The U.S. Marine Corps will utilize the Schedule A and/or 50 U.S. Code § 1902 hiring authorities afforded to all NSEP award recipients with active service requirements to make non-competitive appointments to this position in the excepted service.

EXCLUSIVE JOB: Management and Program Analyst at Customs and Border Protection

Job Title: Management and Program Analyst
Department: Department of Homeland Security
Agency: Customs and Border Protection
Office: Enterprise Services/Office of Programming
Salary Range: $47,016-$69,581
Series & Grade: GS-7/9 FPL-GS12
Promotion Potential: 12
Application Close Date: November 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Duty Locations: Washington, DC
Who May Be Considered: NSEP award recipients who have not completed the service requirement in full.

POSITION SUMMARY/DUTIES

  • Provides coordination and support to offices, Line-of-Business Owners, and other stakeholders as they develop their Resource Allocation Plans.
  • Assist in analysis and research to provide guidance and oversight for development of agency strategic programming framework.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to headquarters and management staff in a variety of matters relating to the application of resource planning systems and programs.
  • Plans, develops, delivers and attends briefings, presentations, and conferences for supervisors and executive management.
  • Assist in implementing and monitoring management information systems that focus on long and short-range plans, policies, and programs.
  • Analyze data to develop and recommend policy, issuances and directives related to resource allocation and requirements.

REQUIREMENTS

If you are using education to qualify for this position, Transcripts are required. Transcripts from a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education are required if you are basing your qualifications on education. For a listing of accredited U.S. schools, please visit: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. For graduates of foreign universities, an evaluation of all course work from an organization recognized as specializing in interpretation of credentials is required. For a list of accredited agencies for foreign education, please visit: http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

If you transferred academic credits from study abroad to an accredited U.S.-based institution (and these credits appear on your transcript from the U.S.-based institution), then you may submit just the transcripts from your U.S.-based institution.

QUALIFICATIONS

You qualify for the GS-7 level if you possess one of the following:

  1. A. One year of specialized experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates applying analytical tools and methodology to develop and implement laws, policies and regulations OR
  2. A bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement, which is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Please click here, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp and read Section F, "superior academic achievement", to see if you qualify under this provision; OR
  3. One full year of graduate level education at an accredited or pre-accredited college or university; OR
  4. A combination of successfully completed graduate level education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts. Please click here for more information on combining education and experience, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-05.asp

You qualify for the GS-9 level if you possess one of the following:

  1. A. One year of specialized experience that demonstrates applying analytical tools and methodology to develop and implement laws, policies and regulations; applying qualitative and quantitative methods to assess and improve program effectiveness; OR
  2. A master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education in an appropriate field or a J.D. or L.L.B. degree; OR
  3. A combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience.

You qualify for the GS-12 level if you possess one of the following:

  1. A. One year of specialized experience developing and implementing laws, policies and regulations, resolve broad and complete planning, evaluation, control and ability to study possible solutions to problems; applying advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and improve program effectiveness; OR
  2. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in an appropriate field; OR
  3. A combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience.

SECURITY CLEARANCE

Selectee must be able to obtain a critical sensitive security clearance.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Official transcripts from all college education (see note under Requirements regarding instructions on how to include transcripts from foreign colleges and universities)
  4. DD-214 (only required for veterans or active duty military)
  5. SF-50 (only required for current or former federal employees)

HOW TO APPLY

Your application is due by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on the application close date indicated above. Failure to follow the application instructions may result in rejection of your application.

Resume and Supporting Materials

You will need to email your application by using the mail tool in NSEPnet. Your application materials must be combined into one PDF file. The order of your documents within the PDF must mirror the order listed in the Required Materials section. Please name the file:

LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CBP

As always, LASTNAME is your last name and FIRSTNAME is your first name. For example, the applicant John Smith would submit an application named SMITH_JOHN_CBP. If you are unable to save Microsoft Word documents in PDF format, or are unable to combine your documents into a single PDF document, several third-party PDF conversion and combination tools exist online. Perform an internet search for "converting Word documents to PDF" or "merging PDF files" to find these tools.

To use NSEPnet Mail you will need to login to https://www.nsepnet.org. The link to NSEPnet Mail is in the top right corner of the homepage. If you cannot login or do not remember your login credentials, please use the Forgot Username tool at https://nsepnet.org/ForgotUsername.aspx or the Forgot Password tool at https://nsepnet.org/ForgotPassword.aspx.

From the NSEPnet mail tool, enter [AleiaMaculam] (brackets included) in the To: field. The subject line for this email must be as follows:

DHS-CBP-112019-430

If you cannot attach a PDF document, please first try using Microsoft Internet Explorer. If attaching your documents fails in Internet Explorer, download the latest version of your internet browser and retry the attachment process.

SF-50 and DD-214

If you are a current or former federal employee, you will need to include your SF-50 (or similar document proving federal employment) in your application. If you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. military, you will need to include a DD-214 in your application.

Letter of Certification

You DO NOT need to request a Letter of Certification for this exclusive position

HIRING AUTHORITY

The Department of Homeland Security will utilize the Schedule A and/or NDAA 13 hiring authorities afforded to all NSEP award recipients with active service requirements to make appointments to this position in the excepted service.

FEATURED JOB: Many Vacancies at the Defense Language Institute
Please be aware that the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and U.S. Army Installation Management Command are recruiting for a number of positions based in Monterey, CA. For more information and to apply, please see the USAJOBS links below.


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Close date11/15/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher – Chinese-Mandarin (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 11/19/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher – Russian (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 11/25/2019
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540763700

Foreign Language Teacher – Russian (Senior Instructor)
Close date: 11/25/2019
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540764200

Foreign Language Teacher – Russian (Instructor)
Close date: 11/25/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher – Hebrew (Senior Instructor)
Close date: 12/11/2019
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542545600

Foreign Language Teacher – Hebrew (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 12/11/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher-Modern Standard Arabic/Levantine (Senior Instructor)
Close date: 02/03/2020
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Foreign Language Teacher – Russian (Assistant Professor) (Intermittent)
Close date02/03/2020
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Foreign Language Teacher – Persian Farsi (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 10/31/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher – Korean (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 02/10/2020
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Associate Professor (Registrar)
Close date: 11/21/2019
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Foreign Language Teacher – Russian (Assistant Professor)
Close date: 11/12/2019
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Information Technology Specialist (Infosec/Datamgmt)
Close date: 11/05/2019
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549458100

Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)
Close date: 11/08/2019
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Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02
Close date: 11/18/2019
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FEATURED JOB: Linguist and Intelligence Analyst at Acclaim Technical Services

Job Title: Linguist and Language-Enabled Intelligence Analyst
Company: Acclaim Technical Services
Salary Range: Negotiable based on language test scores
Application Close Date: Ongoing
Duty Locations: Northern VA

Position Summary

ATS, a leading language and intelligence services company, is seeking language-enabled intelligence professionals to support the collection, translation, processing, exploitation, analysis, and production of foreign language material to support a wide range of U.S. Federal agencies. Successful candidates thrive in fast paced, high impact roles and work as part of a diverse team of individuals with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Most positions provide the opportunity to travel to both domestic and foreign locations.

ATS employees directly support Federal clients in dynamic work environments across the globe. ATS is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company that provides each employee an equity stake in the company's success and growth. Our employees provide Federal clients a comprehensive set of language, all-source analysis, collection support, targeting, exploitation, production, and reporting services.

Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance, preferably with a polygraph
  • Score ILR 3 or higher in translation and/or speaking and listening in a foreign language and English
  • U.S. military or foreign residence experience preferred

Position Duties

Depending on the position, a linguist may provide any or all the following services in any given day:

  • Read, write, and/or speak proficiently in a foreign language and English
  • Translate general and technical material to and from the target language and English while maintaining the integrity and meaning of the original material
  • Provide interpretation between source language and English in a variety of settings
  • Provide summaries/gists in an efficient, easily digestible format
  • Scan and monitor material in both the target language and English
  • Edit and provide quality control on linguist products
  • Scan large amounts of material and triage material for processing
  • Create and format graphics and tables for presentation
  • Collect and select items from published, online, and broadcast media
  • Write reports and analyses highlighting trends, patterns, and relationships and offer supported judgements
  • Conduct workflow, assigning and tracking tasks of team members
  • Blog or conduct content management of websites drawing from linguist and cultural knowledge
  • Provide language training, teaching both basic and specialized vocabulary

ATS’ federal customers are seeking officers with varying languages including:

  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • Korean
  • Dari
  • Pashto
  • French
  • Kurdish
  • Somali
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Spanish
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Indonesian/Malay
  • Thai
  • Tagalog
  • Burmese

Required Materials

  1. Resume

Application Instructions

Please email your resume to Mr. Trevor Veech at t.veech@acclaimtechnical.com. The subject line of your email must be the following:

Linguist and Intelligence Analyst Application (NSEP)

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