Careers at the CIA

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The Central Intelligence Agency is the most widely American intelligence service. Its mission is to provide national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.

To accomplish its mission, the CIA engages in research, development, and deployment of high-level technology for intelligence purposes. As a separate agency, the CIA serves as an independent source of analysis on sensitive matters and also works closely with the other organizations in the Intelligence Community to ensure that the intelligence consumer—whether Washington policymaker or battlefield commander—receives the best intelligence possible.

The CIA fills its ranks from the best and brightest candidates available. Jobs are broken down into several categories:

Analytical Positions – skilled subject-matter experts who study and evaluate information from many sources

Clandestine Service – an elite corps, providing vital information needed by US policymakers, the military and law enforcement services

Language Positions – foreign language skills is imperative at the CIA because of the global nature our intelligence gathering efforts

Scientists, Engineers & Technology – a unique opportunity for scientific and engineering experts to look beyond a commercial, product-driven mindset to goal-oriented, highly focused work

Support Services – from attorneys to graphic designers to mechanics to police officers, there are over 50 different career disciplines

There are hundreds of types of jobs available at the CIA, all with one common denominator – a college degree is required. Get connected with an enrollment adviser today and take that next step to the career of your dreams.

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