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The Insider Track to the FBI

 The Insider Track to the FBI


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.

  • Pic8983_max50


    about 7 years ago


    FBI? there are a lot better federal agencies to intern or work for!!!!

  • Jg2_max50


    about 7 years ago


    how does it work and how can i make it work for me

  • Teresa_2008_headshot_max50


    about 7 years ago


    I am interested in the internship for our local FBI agency here in Michigan.

  • Mixed_pictures_014_max50


    over 7 years ago


    Very informative sounds simple enough now to put it into action.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    over 7 years ago

    OMG!!! What agency does he work for again??? That badge is hilarious!!!

  • Gr_max50


    over 7 years ago


    Anyone take a CLOSE look at that badge in the photo? LMAO!!!

  • Sky_diving_3_max50


    over 7 years ago


    I will definitely consider getting an internship, thanks for the information.

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