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Ask Molly: Volunteering at CIA

Meet Molly Hale, your source on the inside. She responds to all types of questions about CIA in our “Ask Molly” series. Our most recent #AskMollyHale comes from someone who wants to know if they can volunteer at CIA. Read Molly’s response to find out the answer.

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Featured Stories

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Intelligence and Operations

Delve into the world of intelligence gathering and covert operations. Meet the women and men who have spent their careers in and out of the shadows to keep our Nation safe.

Innovation and Tech

At CIA, we’ve pioneered bold and innovative technologies for decades. Learn how our cutting edge solutions have helped solve America’s biggest intelligence challenges.

People and Culture

Take a peek inside the CIA. Discover who we are, learn a little about what we do, and explore some quirky stories that don't quite fit anywhere else.


A lot happens at the CIA. Browse the latest updates and information about our Agency, including press releases, speeches, recent events, our Ask Molly column, and more.

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