Director's Summer Program (DSP)

National Security Agency



awards available



September 15, 2022


The Director's Summer Program (DSP) is available to undergraduate students majoring in mathematics, computer science, or physics. You must be a U.S. citizen and eligible to be granted a security clearance to be considered for this position. Selection is based on superior mathematical aptitude, resume, two letters of recommendation, and academic merit. As an intern, you will collaborate with NSA mathematicians on problems critical to the intelligence gathering and information assurance missions of the agency including applications of abstract algebra, geometry, number theory, analysis, probability, statistics, combinatorics, graph theory, algorithms, and computer science.