We will be a place that people will want to work because they know that who they are and what they can contribute is welcome here. That they can be themselves, unapologetically. The more we have that, the better we’ll be as an organization.
Talent Acquisition Officer
My clients are all over the world, literally. I get people in here back from warzone assignments. I can tell they’ve been overseas because the water changes their hair. I’ve cut hair for Directors, analysts, ops officers, and everyone in between.
We’re all here for the mission, and so we find ways to collaborate and work with one another. We know that a team is always going to be better than the individual.
CIA is a place that values different types of people with different backgrounds and perspectives. The goal being to create a diverse community that fosters a sense of belonging in a way that enriches officers and empowers them to advance CIA’s mission.
I started at CIA more than 40 years ago working as a security monitor. I worked five nights a week while I was in school. When CIA stood up its new protective program they asked me if I wanted in. I couldn’t say no.
Security Protective Service
If you do it right, there are people who can go home one day who might not have otherwise gone home. And they don’t know it, but you know it. That type of reward supersedes what you can do anywhere else – that you can truly make the world a better, safer place.
Protect our nation and gain on-the-job experience with our paid internship, scholarship, and co-op opportunities.
We recognize those who have served in the military by providing additional benefits to veterans.
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