LINGUIST List 13.344

Fri Feb 8 2002

Jobs: Linguist for National Security Agency, MD USA

Editor for this issue: Heather Taylor-Loring <>


  1. N/A, Linguist: at National Security Agency, Maryland USA

Message 1: Linguist: at National Security Agency, Maryland USA

Date: 7 Feb 2002 23:50:12 -0000
From: N/A <>
Subject: Linguist: at National Security Agency, Maryland USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: National Security Agency
Department: Office of Recruitment and Hiring
State or Province: Maryland
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: N/A

Address for Applications:
P. O. Box 1661, Suite 6779
Fort Meade
MD 20755-6779 

The National Security Agency is the Nation's cryptologic organization.
It coordinates, directs, and performs highly specialized activities to
protect U.S. information systems and produce foreign intelligence
information. A high technology organization, NSA is on the frontiers
of communications and data processing. It is also one of the most
important centers of foreign language analysis and research within the
Government. We currently have Linguist opportunities available in
Ft. Meade, Maryland. 

As an NSA Linguist, you will be involved in activities that focus on
research translation, transcription, reporting, and analysis of
materials of national concern. You may be involved in projects that
have global ramifications. We are particularly interested in those
individuals who are proficient in Asian, Middle Eastern, or Slavic
languages. Although the Agency's language requirements may change at
any time, we are currently hiring people with the following language

* Amharic
* Arabic
* Chinese
* Dari
* Greek
* Pashto
* Persian-Farsi
* Somali
* Swahili
* Tagalog
* Tigrinya
* Turkmen
* Urdu/Punjabi
* Uzbek

A linguistic career with the NSA develops your ability to evaluate
communications, taking into account cultural and political factors of
current and historical value. You may also be called upon to further
your understanding of a culture in which a certain language is spoken,
expanding your horizons more than a comparable career in business,
commerce, or academia normally would. In short, your language skills
will make a world of difference here. 

Let's speak about your advancement potential. As an NSA linguist you
may take on additional research and reporting responsibilities; apply
for field assignments abroad; elect to teach at our National
Cryptologic School using live language broadcasting via SCOLA
(Satellite Communications for Learning Association); learn new
languages at our National Cryptologic School or through reimbursed
language courses at prestigious local colleges and universities... The
NSA advantages are hard-to-ignore important work, real-world impact,
strong growth potential, and the world's best language resources. 

For consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to You may also apply directly to the National Security
Agency, Office of Recruitment and Hiring, MB, P. O. Box 1661, Suite
6779, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6779 or send fax to (410)
854-4593. Please reference Source Code NTLL in the subject line. 

Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities
during the application and hiring process where appropriate. To
request an accommodation contact the Disabilities Affairs Office at

An Equal Opportunity Employer, the NSA is committed to cultural
diversity in its workplace. Position open to U.S. citizens only and
employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security
background investigation and polygraph. For more information about the
NSA, please visit our web site at:
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