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The Insider Track to the FBI

 The Insider Track to the FBI

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Many aspiring federal agents think they can just take the entrance exam, get through the interviews, and breeze through the polygraph. That mindset couldn’t be farther from the truth.

Like with any professional career, you need to position yourself to ensure you are the best qualified candidate. For college-age individuals, one of the best opportunities you can take advantage of is through a law enforcement internship program.

Many people don’t realize it, but he FBI has a special internship program for college students and others seeking advanced degrees in fields that fill the FBI’s critical skills needs:

• Accounting,

• Computer Science / Information Technology,

• Engineering,

• Foreign Languages,

• Physical Sciences,

• and Law

Internships are available at FBI field offices and resident offices throughout the country, but like special agent positions, only the best and brightest candidates will be accepted. As a result, you should be enrolled in a college or university program in one of the above listed fields of study.

The deadline for the Summer 2009 Internship Program is October 10, 2008. However, don’t delay – make sure you are enrolled in an accredited degree program as early as possible so you can submit your application early to avoid it being overlooked.

If you’re not yet enrolled, use the PoliceLink School Finder at the top of this page to locate a college or university near you that offers these programs.


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    DanShaw

    over 6 years ago

    8 Comments

    learned something new

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    inkarcer8

    over 6 years ago

    48 Comments

    I love to learn, Imight look into this..

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    lblaisdell

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    Where do I get the application to fill out?

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    sgt_dunning

    over 6 years ago

    236 Comments

    good info

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    Anonymous

    over 6 years ago

    Arturo, I work for the DOJ. HERE IS DIRECT LINK BRO. http://www.usdoj.gov/06employment/06_1.html

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    ArturoM

    over 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    I just graduated college with a BA in International Studies, minor in Spanish. Can anyone inform me on how to go about this process of being an agent?

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    Anonymous

    over 6 years ago

    Good Information. For more information, please go to www.doj.gov. Check out the site, look around andsearch for careers.

    Good luck!!

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    keeneagle

    over 6 years ago

    43020 Comments

    Excellent, timely information. I'd REALLY like to join, but guess 64 is a little over the top-huh :-)

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    Anonymous

    over 6 years ago

    I just recently found out that there is an FBI office close to where I live. Ironically enough, it's right next to the college i'm attending!!! Haha, they just don't broadcast they are there, I just happened to stumble upon this information...Interesting information to know though....BTW, what other government agencies??????? I'm 33, what options do I have still? Can anyone enlighten me?

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    Anonymous

    over 6 years ago

    Amen dana41760! If you are44 and can still do the job, they don;t care, they still won't want you because the cut off age is 37! Most of the federal agencies( except the Border Patrol, 40, because they had no choice, they needed people, because the DOJ keeps arresting them for doing their job!) have this cut off age. if you plan to go federal do while you are young! Peace, ice

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    naomi08

    over 6 years ago

    122 Comments

    sounds exactly what I need, to get ahead. sounds like a plan.

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    damarrius

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I'm in 12th grade and I want to do inter, we can be charged as an adult at the age of 17 so why we can't be a intern cop

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    Paladin644

    over 6 years ago

    250 Comments

    uhhhh what Irreverent 300 said......IRS, Postal, ATF, Marshal's

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    heatherchernen

    over 6 years ago

    262 Comments

    I enjoyed it immensely. Any more like this?

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    dana41760

    over 6 years ago

    122 Comments

    I suggest this for "You" before you get to old.

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