Your Language Skills Count Most When Everything Is on the Line.
In our rapidly changing world, intelligence priorities can shift as countries and languages increase in importance. To stay ahead of these critical changes, it’s important that our employees have the language abilities and cultural expertise necessary to handle both emerging and current national security challenges.
Whether your background is in cyber security, economics, logistics, or something else entirely, there is a place to use your language skills here to help keep our country safe.
The CIA offers monetary bonuses for those who meet proficiency requirements in one or more of our mission critical languages. Visit the Foreign Language Incentive Program page to see a full list of languages that qualify for our incentives, and see our Foreign Language Proficiency Scale page to learn more about how we gauge a candidate or employee’s proficiency.