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Graduate Studies Program - Information and Data Management Officer

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $53,633 - $80,505 ($25.70 - $38.57 per hour)

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As an Information and Data Management Graduate Intern for the CIA, you will work side-by-side with other Information and Data Management Officers and mission partners to focus on the management of data, information, and knowledge across all Agency equities. You will gain experience working in business areas covering every aspect of the information lifecycle, including: classification, cataloging, storing, maintaining records and information assets, declassification review, public release, privacy and civil liberties protection, and archiving.

The Graduate Studies Program allows you and the Agency to assess opportunities for permanent employment following your completion of Graduate school.

Offices of the CIA – Directorate of Digital Innovation

The Directorate of Digital Innovation (DDI) is at the forefront of defining the future of digital expertise within the CIA. DDI focuses on developing the workforce with cutting-edge skills, investing in IT infrastructure, and modernizing the way the Agency does business. DDI officers help accelerate the integration of innovative methods and tools to enhance the CIA's cyber and digital capabilities on a global scale and ultimately help safeguard our nation. Learn more about the Directorate of Digital Innovation.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Enrolled in a graduate program of study as a full time student in any of the fields noted below (those entering graduate school will be required to produce an acceptance letter prior to onboarding)
    • Archives/Digitization Management
    • Business Administration
    • Computer/Data Science
    • Information/Data/Knowledge Management
    • Information Technology
    • Library/Information Science
    • Law
    • Management Information Systems
    • Paralegal Studies
    • Public Policy/Administration
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Availability to work one 90-day tour prior to graduation
  • Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this internship
  • Excellent skills in verbal and written communications
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Research skills
  • Critical thinking and analytic skills

All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

If you are ready to apply, add this position to your job cart. You can add up to four (4) positions. Job cart selections will only be retained during this site visit, so be sure to click "Apply Now" before closing the browser window. After clicking "Apply Now" you will be taken to the application account creation page. The positions will appear in the cart once you have created an account.

DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees and current degree programs

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM

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