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Broaden Your Perspective at IDA

During this unprecedented time, we have adapted our recruiting and outreach strategies by participating in virtual career fair events and conducting virtual interviews. We encourage you to apply to our open and available job opportunities.

The Institute for Defense Analyses is a nonprofit organization that provides government agencies with high-quality, objective analyses of issues of national security. We provide a work environment that encourages rigorous, independent research on challenging and complex issues.

IDA embraces diversity and supports an inclusive work environment. Working here requires energy, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork. Whether you’re a graduate student ready to start your career, a professional looking for your next challenge, or a member of the military hoping to transition to the private sector while continuing to make a difference in the national security of your country, we offer exciting opportunities to learn and grow.

Applicants who are selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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IDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a fair recruiting process and working environment free from discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Click the button below to learn more about IDA’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.