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A career in the Intelligence Community is both challenging and rewarding. You’ll be a member of an elite group united under a commitment to keep our nation’s leaders informed, protect our country from outside threats, and develop the cutting-edge technology necessary to solve the complex national security issues of tomorrow.

How you fit into the intelligence picture will depend on the particular knowledge and skills you possess. If you don’t already have a specific position, organization or agency in mind, you should first determine what general area of intelligence your expertise fits.

The main categories of intelligence work are:

Regardless of the agency or position, applicants need strong oral communication, written communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking/analytical skills. The abilities to work under tight deadlines and to work within a team environment are also important.

We also offer numerous opportunities for current students.

Wounded Warriors are a crucial component of the Intelligence Community; many opportunities are available via the Intelligence Community Wounded Warrior Program (ICWWP).

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