Institute for Defense Analyses
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Headquarters Alexandria, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1956
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Government
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

IDA (Institute for Defense Analyses) – a not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia just outside Washington, DC – operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) in the public interest: the Systems and Analyses Center, the Science and Technology Policy Institute, and the Center for Communications and Computing.

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Mission: IDA exists to promote national security, preserve the public welfare, and advance scientific learning by analyzing, evaluating, and reporting on matters of interest to...More

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Institute for Defense Analyses President & CEO Dr. David S.C. Chu

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Pros: I got to contribute to solving interesting and significant problems from day one. I've got smart colleagues to work with. I've never felt underpaid, and the benefits are great. Full Review

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No Offer – Reviewed Jun 11, 2014

Interview Details – I applied online and was asked to come in for an interview about a month later. Everyone was very nice and professional by email. They flew me out and put me up in a hotel. I started with an HR interview, which was pretty basic and the HR person was nice and relaxed. I then had a panel interview…Full Interview

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