The National Clandestine Service (NCS) offers a unique career - a way of life that will challenge the deepest resources of an individual's intelligence, self reliance and responsibility.

Whether an applicant is seeking a career overseas or in the Washington metropolitan area, the NCS relies upon a number of career tracks to accomplish its mission.

Career Tracks:

  • Collection Management Officer
  • Operations Officer
  • Specialized Skills Officer
  • Staff Operations Officer

Trainee Programs:

  • Professional Trainee Program
  • Clandestine Service Trainee Program
  • Headquarters Based Trainee Program


Please visit "Careers at CIA" on the full website for current NCS vacancies and application requirements.