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Federal Agencies in the United States

  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Department of the Air Force
  • Department of the Army
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Department of the Navy
  • Department of State (DOS)
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC)
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  • United States Coast Guard (USCG)
  • United States Marine Corps (USMC)
  • Y12 National Security Complex

Think-Tank

  • Multinational Corporation (MNC)
  • Intergovernmental Organization (IGO)
  • Private Security Firm
  • State Agencies in the United States
  • Nongovernmental Organization (NGO)

Federal agencies, bureaus, and centers visited by NCCU students:

  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC)
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  • Y12 National Security Complex

Conferences, seminars, and workshops attended by NCCU students:

  • Summer Seminar at Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Duke University - Law, Ethics, and National Security (LENS)
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
  • North Carolina Political Science Association (NCPSA)
  • U.S. Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference
Internships are a good stepping stone to securing a job offer. Writing and oral presentation skills, including analytical ability and thinking outside the box, are important qualities. Language and technical skills, including the ability to use statistical software and survey instrument, are helpful selling points for both internship and job opportunities.
 
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