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NSEP Student Guidebook

This guidebook aims to answer frequently asked questions about what NSEP requires of awardees, as well as to provide them with career-building resources. It covers qualifying jobs, deadlines, NSEPnet, hiring authorities, important vocab, and much more.

Hiring A Boren Awardee: A Step-By-Step Guide

This guide provides federal agencies information about hiring Boren award recipients.

National Security Education Program

Find out more about the National Security Education Program at their website, NSEP.gov.

Boren Awards on YouTube

Boren Awards, an initiative of the NSEP, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad.

Polish language class immerses Soldiers in cultural landscape

Soldiers posted to Bemowo Piskie, Poland, take advantage of the opportunity to learn Polish and, along the way, more about Polish culture as well.

New Efforts to Train DoD on Culture and Language

The Pentagon’s efforts to provide language and culture training and education continued to expand. Here, we discuss different LREC training options around DoD, as discussed in a recent article for MS&T Magazine.

Are you a heritage speaker of a language other than English? Would you like to work in the U.S. federal government?

Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.

Internationalize Your New Year’s Resolutions

Here, we look at some common resolutions, and some things you can do internationalize them.

Online Diagnostic Assessment

DLIFLC's Online Diagnostic Assessment is a dynamic online platform to estimate language proficiency in reading or listening. ODA helps learners determine the subject areas and language specifics to improve, with customized suggestions for GLOSS lessons to help reach proficiency goals.

Rapport

DLIFLC's Rapport is six to eight hours of language and culture pre-deployment training. It is mandatory training for all civilian and military U.S. Army personnel deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan.