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The Institute for Defense Analyses is a non-profit 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.

Pic 1-Orientation for new employees. Pic 2-Training session for cyber security at home.


IDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment
that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability,
status as a protected veteran, marital status, genetic characteristic or any other
legally protected condition or characteristic.