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Application System Maintenance

The CIA’s online application system will be unavailable from 5 PM EST July 8th through 7 AM August 2nd for maintenance and system enhancements. During this time, you will be able to browse for jobs and collect the documents required for your application (e.g., transcripts, writing samples, etc.). You will not be able to add jobs to your cart or complete the application process. We apologize for the inconvenience, but look forward to receiving your application when the site becomes available on August 2nd.

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Why Work at CIA?

We are an Agency defined by our mission, values, and people. Together, we accomplish what others cannot accomplish and go where others cannot go. When you’re a part of the Nation’s premier intelligence agency, your opportunities for personal and professional growth are boundless.

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Our Mission

We preempt threats and further U.S. national security objectives by collecting intelligence, producing analysis, and conducting covert action as directed by the president.

Our Organization

Our women and men serve in a variety of dynamic offices. They use their deep expertise, profound talent, and patriotic calling to protect our country.

Our Legacy

We are the Nation’s premier intelligence agency, shaped by our resilient past. Could you be part of our future? Let our legacy inspire you.

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Accommodations and Accessibility

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you need accommodations for any reason during the hiring process, our Reasonable Accommodations Staff can help.

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