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  • Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)

    Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)

    The team of the Quantico, Virginia-based Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency act as the guardians of the American workplace. They accomplish this through two main efforts: screening personnel and safeguarding technology, powered by counterintelligence strategies while offering instruction and training. The Department of Defense-affiliated organization doles out certifications and determines the safety of assessed parties, working primarily with military service branches, external agencies to the DOD and various contractor facilities.

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and facilitated by nonprofit company UT-Battelle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a R&D facility focused on resolving environmental and national security concerns. The team at ORNL attempts to keep the U.S. at the forefront of scientific discovery while identifying clean energy sources and assisting the DOE with isotope creation, information management and technical program administration. ORNL is based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Made up of scientists, engineers, security experts, information technology professionals and more, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is the government branch in charge of overseeing and managing the country's radioactive material usage. The Rockville, Maryland-headquartered NRC attempts to promote public safety and fortify the environment by regulating a range of nuclear enterprises including commercial power plants and research activities; licensing citizens' requests for radioactive materials; and monitoring nuclear imports/exports.

  • Office of the United States Trade Representative

    Office of the United States Trade Representative

    The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is an agency within the Executive Office of the President that specializes in matters of trade and commerce. Their team of 200 financial analysts and experts converse with governments abroad to facilitate trade dynamics, engage in collaborative policy initiatives and settle disputes. Additionally, their members convene with business groups and lawmakers to amass perspectives on trade issues to help inform the President's agenda.

  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration

    National Telecommunications and Information Administration

    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is a U.S. government agency operating under the umbrella of the Department of Commerce. As an executive branch entity, the NTIA's team is in charge of relaying important ideas about telecommunications and information policy to the President. They also oversee and promote widespread broadband Internet and phone network access to American citizens through research activities, establishing grant programs and facilitating public/private spectrum usage.

  • National Security Council (NSC)

    National Security Council (NSC)

    The National Security Council is the White House-hosted, Executive Office organization that acts as a space for the U.S. President to review, discuss and understand national security and foreign policy issues. Formed post-WWII by President Truman, the NSC is comprised of the President and their cabinet members, dialoguing on subjects like global health, economics, climate, cybersecurity and homeland security. The NSC also liaises about national security matters with other agencies.

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is concerned with scientific and regulatory activities around water bodies and environmental change. The NOAA issues weather forecasts and storm/natural disaster warnings; observes climate fluctuations and other planet conditions; addresses the public about its findings; and works to preserve and restore naturally occurring sites like fisheries and coastal regions. It receives an annual budget of $6.9 billion.

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Operating under the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration works to mitigate injuries, economic setbacks and mortalities from motor vehicle and road traffic accidents. Its team does this by offering courses to educate the populace about car safety and equipment; advocates for increased seat belt usage and cautions against driving while under the influence; and establishes rules and regulations surrounding theft from different vehicle types.

  • National Credit Union Administration

    National Credit Union Administration

    The National Credit Union Administration is a U.S. national agency based in Alexandria, Virginia that oversees the activities of federally insured credit unions. An independent agency, the NCUA insures deposited funds and establishes charters while regulating credit unions. The NCUA's team, which is led by a three member board, also backs up credit union-owning members and is responsible for insuring the over 124 million people that claim accounts.

  • National Cancer Institute

    National Cancer Institute

    The National Cancer Institute is the Bethesda, Maryland-based U.S. government agency at the federal level in charge of organizing, executing and promoting cancer research. It is the longest running and best funded of the organizations within the National Institutes of Health, which itself operates under the Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI offers grants, carries out trainings, spreads knowledge to citizens and works to support preventions and treatments.

  • Internal Revenue Service

    Internal Revenue Service

    A function of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service is the United States' federal tax collection agency. The IRS also heads up the enforcement and facilitation of the Internal Revenue Code, which constitutes the central, national statutory tax legislation. Its team carries out responsibilities like extending tax assistance to citizens and investigating and mending falsified or incorrect tax submissions, as well as administering benefit initiatives.

  • Drug Enforcement Administration

    Drug Enforcement Administration

    The Drug Enforcement Administration is a U.S. national law enforcement agency responsible for upholding controlled substance legislation. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the DEA's team of 10,000 specialists — including forensic scientists, researchers and investigators — is the primary organization in charge of handling U.S. drug cases internationally and at home. The DEA is a function of the Department of Justice and works alongside the FBI, Customs and Border Patrol and other agencies.