NSSP Scholar Achievements

NSSP scholars' accomplishment highlights 

Many NSSP scholars interned at IC agencies or received scholarships and attended workshops and seminars throughout the country.

Summer 2017 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences include:

  • Model UN / Montreal, Canada - 1 scholar
  • Global Ties ABQ - 4 scholars
  • Department of State Internships in Washington, DC - 2 scholars
  • DIA Internships – 2 scholars
  • IC CAE Summer Seminar in Washington, DC - 4 scholars
  • Hudson Institute, Center for Political and Military Analysis Internship
  • Spain Study Abroad
  • Ireland Study Abroad
  • Mexico Study Abroad
  • Ireland Study Abroad
  • Costa Rica Study Abroad
  • Arab Study Abroad Amman, Jordan
  • CLS Morocco
  • Liden & Denz Russian Language course
  • Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli – Rome, Italy
  • Talinn, Russia / Russian Language Program
  • Jordan / Summer Arabic Language Program
  • Berlin, Germany; Architecture of Justice

Summer 2015 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Department of State Internships in Washington DC - 2 scholars
  • DIA Internship
  • IC CAE Summer Seminar - 2 scholars
  • Hudson Institute, Center for Political and Military Analysis Internship
  • Israel Study Abroad - 4 scholars
  • Germany Study Abroad
  • Spain Study Abroad
  • Mexico Study Abroad
  • China Study Abroad - several students

Spring 2015 Awarding of NSSA Certificates

  • Six students completed the requirements and were awarded National Security and Strategic Analysis Certificates

Spring/ 2015 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • State Department Internship in Poland
  • England Study Abroad
  • Japan Study Abroad
  • Jordan Study Abroad
  • Peru Study Abroad
  • Morocco Study Abroad
  • Harvard World Model UN, South Korea
  • Boren Scholarship Study Abroad, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sandia National Laboratories Internship - 3 scholars
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Student Engineer Co-op position
  • Foreign Service Virtual Student Internship, U.S. Consolate, Guadelajara, Mexico
  • U.S. Secret Service Internship
  • New York Attorney General's Office Internship
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, Externship with Judge Browning

Fall 2014 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Japan Study Abroad
  • Jordan Study Abroad
  • Morocco Study Abroad
  • Boren Scholarship Study Abroad, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sandia National Laboratories Internship - 2 scholars
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Student EngineerCo-op position
  • Foreign Service Virtual Student Internship, U.S. Consolate, Guadelajara, Mexico
  • Foreign Service Virtual Student Internship, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iran
  • Congressional Internship Michelle Grisham Albuquerque Office Internship
  • Secret Service Internship
  • U.S. Marshals Service Internship

Summer 2014 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Europe Study Abroad - 10 scholars
  • China Study Abroad - 2 scholars
  • Argentina Study Abroad
  • Ecuador Study Abroad
  • Italy Study Abroad
  • Jordan Study Abroad
  • Nicaragua Study Abroad
  • Uruguay Study Abroad  
  • Sandia National Laboratories Internship - 2 scholars
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Internship, Washington D.C.
  • NM Department of Homeland Security Internship, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • IC-CAE Summer Seminar, June 2014 - 2 scholars
  • IC-CAE Summer Seminar, August 2014 - 4 scholars
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Internship - graduate scholar
  • Seoul, Korea, International Office Internship - graduate scholar

Spring  2014 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • World Model United Nations, Brussels Belgium 
  • Boren Scholarship Study Abroad in Oman
  • Estonia Study Abroad
  • China Study Abroad
  • Italy Study Abroad  
  • Sandia National Laboratories Internship
  • Five Eyes Analytic Workshop - 3 scholars
  • Days of Intrigue simulation 
  • 2014 New Mexico Shared Knowledge Conference - 7 Scholars

Fall 2013 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Boren Scholarship Study Abroad in Oman
  • Croatia/Serbia Study Abroad
  • Denmark Study Abroad
  • Hong Kong Study Abroad
  • Italy Study Abroad  
  • U.S. Senator Tom Udall's Albuquerque Office Internship
  • Sandia National Laboratories Internship
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Post Doctoral Fellowship
  • JET Program Japan
  • Fullbright Scholarship Russia 

Summer 2013 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included the following:

  • Critical Language Scholarship Morocco
  • Beirut Study Abroad
  • Guatemala Study Abroad
  • Nicaragua Study Abroad
  • State Department Internship, US Embassy Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Nourish International Community Development Project Research, Western Cameroon
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Internship, Operations Research Division
  • ICCAE Summer Seminar: Community Insight - 2 scholars
  • ICCAE Summer Seminar: Educational Foundations - 3 Scholars
  • Department of Health & Human Resources Internship, Washington, D.C.
  • State Department Internship, US Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil 
  • China Study Abroad - 16 scholars
  • Verizon Internship, Washington, D.C.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commision Internship, Washington, D.C.
  • JET Program Japan

Spring Intercession 2013 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • International Association for Intelligence Education Conference, El Paso, Texas - 3 Scholars

Spring 2013 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Spanish Language Study Abroad (1 month), Chile
  • State Department Internship at U.S. Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Internship with Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico
  • World Model United Nations, Melbourne Australia 
  • American University of Bosnia-Herzegovina Study Abroad
  • Taiwan Study Abroad
  • 2013 New Mexico Shared Knowledge Conference - 2 Scholars
  • UNM Clauve Award

Summer 2012 Internships/Scholarships/IC Conferences included: 

  • Two Dept. of State Internships in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Critical Language Scholarships to Oman -  2 scholars
  • Internship at the CIA Headquarters in Virginia, U.S.A.
  • Internship at Dept. of Defense Inspector General in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Two scholars attended the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI)  National Security Analysis & Intelligence Summer Seminar (NSAISS), U.S.A..  

Spring 2012 Internships/Scholarships/Study Abroad/IC Conferences included:

  • Internship with Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • UNM’s spring 2012 Fred Harris Congressional Internship in Washington D.C., U.S.A. 
  • US Marshals Service Internship in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Internship at Sandia National Laboratories, International Biological Threat Reduction Division, New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Internship at Sandia National Laboratories, Global Security and Non-proliferation Division, New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in India
  • UNM’s Latin American and Iberian Institute Study Abroad Program in Morocco
  • Harvard National Model United Nations Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

2011 NSSP Scholars' accomplishments:

  • U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship in Russia
  • U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship in Japan
  • STEM-Homeland Security Summer Internship in Virginia, U.S.A.
  • International Securities Program Summer Internship at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Persian Summer Language Intensive Program at CSU San Bernardino, California, U.S.A.
  • National Security Analysis & Intelligence Summer Seminar in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Great Plains IC Scholar Summer Workshop in Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.
  • Internship with. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • 29th International Conference of the Systems Dynamics Society in Washington D.C., U.S.A.