National Security Studies Program

Office of Student Affairs/ Special Office of Strategic Initi 
Geographic Area Served

Albuquerque, National, New Mexico State-wide, Santa Fe, Tribal / Reservation
Project Description
e mission of the University of New Mexico (UNM) National Security Studies Program is to ensure that interested students develop the knowledge, skills and relationships necessary to successfully compete for Intelligence Community and related national security careers.

The UNM Department of Foreign Language & Literature (FLL) and NSSP will be partnering the 2012 Startalk program, a foreign language program sponsored by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). The program offers tuition-free Arabic and Chinese classes to Albuquerque area high-school students in the month of June 2012. Students receive 3 hours of UNM credits (equivalent to taking Arabic or Chinese 101 at UNM) and a modest stipend. Both of these courses satisfy UNM core requirements in the foreign language area. Additionally, students receive lectures, seminars and field trips that enhance their understanding of our nation's national security issues.

The NSSP is also partnering with the UNM Career and Outreach Program in a two week high school program entitled the National Hispanic Youth Research and Leadership Program. The NSSP is providing lectures, seminars and field trips as described in the previous paragraph to 30 high-achieving Hispano high school students.
GPA, letters of recommendation and student's personal history.
Contact Information:
Location Mailing Address
Mesa Vista Hall Room 3019
 1 University of NM
MSC06 3840
Email Telephone
landline 505-277-2332
Fax 505-277-2182
Program webpage

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