Elephants in the Room: Summer 2017 Reading from Director Steve Slick and Dr. Will Inboden

Jun 30, 2017

ISP Director Steve Slick and Clements Center Director William Inboden were recently featured in a Foreign Policy piece with a few of their suggested books for summer reading. 

ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope: National Security Takeaways from 1776

Jul 02, 2017

ISP Senior Fellow and LBJ Professor Paul Pope was featured in The Monitor over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

ISP Director Steve Slick Quoted in the Washington Times

Jun 01, 2017

On Thursday, June 1, ISP Director Steve Slick was quoted on his interpretation of former CIA Director Brennan's House Intelligence Committee testimony on Russian ties. 

NOW OPEN: Applications for NGA Student Internships

May 31, 2017

NGA 2018 Student Internship Program

The Intelligence Studies Project, a joint venture of the Strauss and Clements Centers, is glad to announce the opening of student internship opportunities with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 

NGA is committed to their relationship with students, and are looking for bright, eligible scholars from UT Austin to fill internship roles for the summer semester of 2018. Click here to read more about the NGA internship descriptions. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to obtain a top secret security clearance
  • Cumulative G.P.A of 3.0 or higher

UT Austin's Application Period: 1 JUN – 1 AUG

A complete application package includes the following documents:

  • Referral form (referrals must come from UT Austin affiliates)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts

Complete packages should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the student's referring UT Austin affiliate. Once deemed eligible, students are notified by email to submit an on-line application at www.intelligencecareers.gov/NGA and complete a HireVue interview (link provided).


The General Application is open from 1 AUG to 1 OCT. Students may apply at: www.intelligencecareers.gov/NGA 

For More Information: www.IntelligenceCareers.gov/NGA or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

ISP Director Visits Fox 7 News to Discuss US, Russia Ties

May 18, 2017

On Thursday, May 18, ISP Director Steve Slick visited Austin's Fox 7 news station to share his thoughts about the appointment of a special counsel to handle the investigation into alleged ties. 

2017-2018 Brumley Fellows Selected to Work with ISP

May 11, 2017

The Robert Strauss Center recently announced the 2017-2018 cohort of Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows. Beginning this fall, ISP Director Steve Slick will mentor new Next Gen Fellow Casey Boyles. Senior Fellow Michael Gibbs will also be returning to continue studying with ISP and Director Slick.

ISP Sponsored Undergraduate Course Wraps Up a Successful Semester

May 10, 2017

As finals week approaches, ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope is wrapping up the first running of a unique UT Austin course in intelligence that was open to all undergraduates. “Intelligence and National Security Decision-Making,” sponsored by ISP and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, gave UT undergraduates the opportunity to study in depth intelligence and national security policymaking.

Steve Slick Weighs in on Susan Rice Allegations

Apr 05, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, ISP Director Steve Slick was quoted in the New York Times on the normalcy of requesting more information on intelligence reports at the White House, State Department, and various other agencies. 

Business Insider Quotes ISP Director on Current Wiretapping Claims

Apr 03, 2017

Earlier this week, Business Insider quoted ISP Director Steve Slick on the necessity of consumers of reports requiring "more information to understand the significance of the intelligence."