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Graduate Studies Program - Support Integration Officer

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $45,972 ($22.03 per hour)
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

As a Support Integration Officer (SIO) graduate intern for the CIA, you will have the opportunity to learn about the business side of intelligence. SIOs drive global interconnected support to mission through collaboration, creativity and expertise. You will have the opportunity to help resolve tactical support issues and apply or create new processes and procedures to fit office-specific business requirements.

SIOs succeed in their work by providing innovative solutions and building cooperative alliances between mission partners to address increasingly rapid changes in organization priorities, resources, or work processes.

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. Serving side-by-side with our mission colleagues from all directorates, the job of the DS is to ensure that all CIA mission elements have everything they need for success. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a variety of business fields or related studies:
    • Business Administration
    • Public Administration
    • Communications
  • Accepted into a graduate program with availability to complete one (1) 90-day internship prior to completing your graduate program
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred, but exceptions are made for extenuating circumstances
  • Experience in any of the following functional disciplines:
    • Business administration
    • International studies
    • Accounting
    • Marketing
    • Retail
    • Customer service
    • Contract management
    • Resource management
    • Communications
    • Performance measurement
    • Process improvement
    • Intelligence operations
  • Valid driver's license
  • Adaptability / versatility
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Initiative
  • Customer service skills
  • Knowledge of administrative disciplines
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound judgement and decision-making capabilities
  • Interpersonal effectiveness and leadership skills

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

  • Resume
  • Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications. Please address why you want to work as a Support Integration Officer Graduate Intern and what differentiates you from other candidates
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees


All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

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

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

Posted: Apr 17, 2017 07:05 PM
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018 02:28 PM

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