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Undergraduate Students

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging internship or cooperative education experience? Consider employment with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an undergraduate student.

Fall, Winter, and Spring Opportunities

CIA offers employment for students throughout the year, not just during the summer. Applications for winter, spring, and fall should be submitted at least 9-12 months before the desired start date.

Summer Opportunities

General Internship and Co-op opportunities (listed below) for Summer 2018 are now open and applications will be accepted until midnight, EDT, 14 August 2017. Applications received before 1 May 2017 will have the highest chances of being selected and completing the clearance process in time for Summer 2018. Opportunities for Summer 2017 are closed.

Directorate of Operations Undergraduate Internship Program (available to college freshman only) for Summers 2018/2019 stopped accepting applications on 15 March 2017. Please check back in December 2017 for more information on DO internships in Summers 2019/2020.

Visit the Student Opportunities page to learn more about CIA's opportunities for college students.


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Posted: Jul 18, 2013 12:04 PM
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017 05:33 PM