Careers with the Central Intelligence Agency

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If you’re looking to make a difference in your career, you might want to consider the global career opportunities at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA is actively recruiting for the important job of keeping America safe.  The mission of the CIA is to preempt threats and further U.S. national security objectives by collecting intelligence that matters, producing objective all-source analysis, conducting effective covert action as directed by the President, and safeguarding the secrets that help keep our Nation safe. The agency hires individuals from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds to serve in roles both in the U.S. and overseas.
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Careers in Intelligence

EDITOR’S NOTE:  We officially changed our name from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) on July 1, 2019. News stories posted on the Career Connection blog are now using the new UMGC name. However, because the transition to the university’s new name will take several months to complete, you may still see the UMUC name, logo and look on our website and other materials through early 2020.

A career in the intelligence field does not always mean you get to ride along in a high speed car chase or stop a nuclear bomb from detonating. However, a career in intelligence can be an incredibly rewarding opportunity for people in any major and in any field.Continue Reading

Careers with the Central Intelligence Agency: Get the Inside Scoop

If you’re looking to make a difference in your career, you might want to consider the global career opportunities at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA is actively recruiting for the important job of keeping America safe. The mission of the CIA is to preempt threats and further U.S. national security objectives by collecting intelligence that matters, producing objective all-source analysis, conducting effective covert action as directed by the President, and safeguarding the secrets that help keep our Nation safe. The agency hires individuals from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds to serve in roles both in the U.S. and overseas.Continue Reading

So, You Want to Work for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, UMUC Career Services welcomed several officers from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the UMUC Academic Center in Largo, MD. These officers represented departments from across the Agency and were recruiting for a wide variety of positions. The day began with a presentation delivered by CIA representatives sharing a variety of tips about the application process and what it is like to work at the Agency. Following the presentation, attendees had the opportunity to engage in one-on-one networking with the recruiters. Continue Reading

Career Opportunities at the Central Intelligence Agency: Cracking the Code for Getting Hired

Are you passionate about protecting the interests of the United States?  Are you interested in international affairs?  Are you mission focused?  Answering yes to questions like these might indicate that working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) may interest you.  The mission of the CIA is toContinue Reading

CIA Recruiter Session

In an effort to further connect students and alumni to job and career opportunities, on June 29, UMUC’s Career Services team hosted more than 450 attendees both in-person and on-line at two Recruiter Sessions (morning and afternoon) featuring the CIA at the UMUC Academic Center in Largo and online. The purpose of the event was to connect students and alumni with recruiters from the various career fields within the CIA including data science, application developer, engineering, telecommunications, information system officer, student programs and analyst. Recruiters also discussed other career opportunities and internships within the agency that included human resources, communications, and much more.Continue Reading