Compiled by Del Stewart, Research Historian
Intelligence Community // Military/Veteran Community sites
Central Intelligence Agency Jobs
Defense Intelligence Agency Jobs
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Intel Career Center
Intelligence Community jobs
http://www.usajobs.gov/ – And search on the “0132” intelligence analyst career field.
Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair
Intelligence, Security & Risk Consulting jobs list
International Association for Intelligence Education’s (IAFIE) Career Center
National Ground Intelligence Center
Security Clearance Jobs – ClearanceJobs.com
http://www.vetjobs.com – VetJobs was the first Internet job site used by the CIA. It is also the leading recruiting site for NGA, DIA, etc. VetJobs is sponsored and partially owned by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and is the only job board endorsed by the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Veterans Business Network
Intelligence Community-related Defense Contractor Company sites
Alpha Informatics, Ltd
Battelle Science & Technology International
Booz Allen Hamilton
Caliber, an ICF Consulting Company
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
Covenant Security / Covenant Special Projects
Cubic Applications, Inc.
Delex Systems, Inc.
DESE Research Inc.
Electronic Warfare Associates
High Performance Technologies, Inc.
Imagery and Intelligence Solutions Inc.
J.L. White & Associates
Lockheed Martin Corporation
SAIC Job Opportunities Career Find Your Job
SOS International, Ltd (SOSi)
Intelligence Community Apprenticeships & Internships
US Government Apprenticeships & Internships
CIA – Central Intelligence Agency – Graduate Studies Program
The Graduate Studies program looks for bright graduate students who are focusing on international affairs, languages, economics, geography, cartography, physical sciences and engineering. Students selected for the program should be entering either their first or second year of graduate studies following this assignment. You will become acquainted with the work of professional intelligence analysts through active participation in Agency projects with the potential to have selected pieces of your work disseminated throughout the Intelligence Community.
CIA – Internships
Interested in foreign affairs? Looking for a career where you can make a difference? This unique program is designed to give promising undergraduate students, particularly minorities and people with disabilities, the opportunity to gain practical work experience that complements their academic studies. You will be given the opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals and see first-hand the role the CIA plays in supporting U.S. officials who make our country’s foreign policy. We are interested in students majoring in computer science, finance, electrical engineering, physical science, economics, geography, non-romance languages, international relations, national security studies, military and foreign affairs, or political science. Interns are required to work either a combination semester and summer internship or two 90-day summer internships.
CIA – Student Trainee Program
You will be given the opportunity to participate in the vital work of the Agency, to gain unmatched experience and to become acquainted with professionals in the intelligence field. At the same time, the Agency will be able to assess your potential for future permanent employment. The CIA seeks highly motivated undergraduates studying a wide variety of fields, including engineering, computer science, mathematics, economics, physical science, non-Romance languages, area studies, business administration, accounting, international relations, finance, and logistics.
CIA – Undergraduate Scholar Program
The Undergraduate Scholar Program has as its goal the attraction of minorities and students with disabilities. It offers the opportunity to work at the forefront of our nation’s foreign intelligence effort. You will be given meaningful work that relates to your college major. For example: A computer major will have increasingly more complex jobs involving sophisticated computer systems. An engineering major might help produce a piece of state-of-the-art equipment, work monitoring research and production contracts, or analyze the technical developments in a foreign country.
DIA – Defense Intelligence Agency – Academic Semester Internship Program (ASIP)
ASIP provides promising undergraduate seniors and graduate students at universities and colleges in the Washington, DC/Baltimore, MD metropolitan area the opportunity to gain practical work experience in intelligence analysis while enrolled in classes. In addition to a 10 week summer internship program, the agency offers a limited number of academic semester internships, both paid and unpaid. Interns can also be appointed for an academic semester for a 10-15 week period (depending on the university calendar) normally from early September to early December for the fall semester and from late January through late April for the spring semester as part-time temporary employees (no more than 20 hours per week).
DIA – Defense Intelligence Agency – Summer Intern Program
DIA’s Summer Intern Program provides promising undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate students the opportunity to gain practical work experience in the areas of analysis, research, report writing, oral briefings, policy development, program management, and computer applications related to the intelligence field. Interns are appointed for a 10-week period from June 9 through August 15, 2003 as full-time, temporary employees. While specific intern opportunities may vary from year to year based on the agency’s needs, internships are usually available are in the following functional areas: Intelligence Analysis, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Human Resources, and Public Affairs.
DIA – Defense Intelligence Agency – Undergraduate Training Assistance Program (UTAP)
A small number of high-achieving, mature and committed secondary school seniors will be offered tuition assistance to selected colleges or universities, provided challenging summer work, and guaranteed a job in their field of study upon graduation in this highly competitive program. Minorities, women and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. We are looking for students who will major in one of the following disciplines: Geography or Foreign Area Studies/International Relations/Political Science (foreign language, in conjunction with these majors, is highly desirable.)
FBI Honors Internship Program
The FBI Honors Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate school students an exciting insider’s view of FBI operations and provides an opportunity to explore the many career opportunities within the Bureau. The Honors Internship Program brings students to work at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and will begin on June 7, 2010 and end on August 13, 2010. FBI Honors Interns can look forward to ten extremely rewarding and interesting weeks. You’ll be working side-by-side with Special Agents and Professional Staff personnel on important cases and management issues. You’ll feel like you’re a part of the Bureau…because you are.
FBI Visiting Scientist Program
The FBI Laboratory is one of the largest and most comprehensive crime laboratories in the world and provides forensic and technical services to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies at no expense to these agencies. The Laboratory’s Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit (CFSRU) provides technical leadership and the advancement of forensic science for the FBI as well as state and local law enforcement agencies. Scientists in the CFSRU are leading experts in their respective fields and are responsible for research and development activities; validation studies; and the transition of new forensic techniques, procedures, and protocols to the case working units within the FBI Laboratory. The results and findings of completed research projects conducted by the CFSRU scientists are published in scientific journals and presented to the forensic science community at professional meetings. In addition, the scientists provide advanced technical training in specialized fields to federal, state, and local laboratory personnel.
National Security Internship
If you have Arabic skills, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI need you. Improve your language skills and knowledge of our national security environment in just 63 days with the National Security Internship 360° Experience. It’s your opportunity to become one of our nation’s most sought-after employees (and that says a lot.)
NSA – National Security Agency – Cooperative Education Program
Co-op students gain valuable experience while playing a meaningful role in the development of our nation’s secure communications or in the production of foreign intelligence. Programs are available for students majoring in computer science and electrical or computer engineering. Right from the start, you will be involved in real life projects and will have full use of NSA labs, equipment and advanced technologies. In either area, we will offer you increasing challenges and satisfying learning experiences, since our mission demands that we work on the cutting edge of technology. Students in the engineering field will be involved in the design, development, testing, and evaluation of electronic communications systems. These multi-disciplinary assignments will reach to such rapidly advancing areas as optics, lasers, acoustics, and micro-processors. Computer science majors explore the high-tech opportunities such as object-oriented methodology, multimedia, data warehousing/data mining, design/analysis development of software and systems, client/server development, networking, and Internet technology.
NSA – National Security Agency – High School Gifted and Talented Program
High School Students – The Gifted and Talented Program is designed for Baltimore’/Washington metro area high school students who have demonstrated exceptional performance in math and science. If you are accepted into the program, you will be required to work 32 hours per week during the summer months following your junior and senior year. A mentor will be assigned to work with you on projects related to your areas of interest and aptitude. To qualify for the Program, you must be a high school junior who has taken Physics, Calculus, Computer Programming, or an Engineering course, if interested in engineering. Coursework in the area of study must be a 3.0 GPA or higher. And you must be 16 years of age by May 31 following your junior year.
NSA – National Security Agency – High School Undergraduate Training Program
Bring your talents and your potential to one of the country’s premier intelligence agencies. With the Undergraduate Training Program you will not only learn from exceptional NSA professionals, you can receive college tuition and have a guaranteed job with the National Security Agency after graduation. Our program is open to students, particularly to minorities, but only a select few of the nation’s finest high school students will be chosen. With the Undergraduate Training Program you will attend classes full-time at your school, then work during the summer at the NSA in areas that are related to your course of study. If you are selected as a program participant, we’ll require that you work for the NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-a-half times the length of study (usually five years). If you should leave the NSA’s employment earlier, we’ll make arrangements for you to pay back the government for your tuition and book costs. (Please note: eligible students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester after their freshman year.)
NSA – National Security Agency – High School Work Study Program
For Baltimore/Washington metro area high school juniors with an interest and aptitude in Business Computers and Office Technology. The High School Work Study Program is designed for high school students who are enrolled in either Business Computers or Office technology classes, and who have plans to take part in a school-sponsored work experience program during their senior school year. If you are accepted into the program, you will be required to work a Monday through Friday schedule, no less than 20 hours per week, and no more than 32. To qualify for the Program, you must be a high school junior enrolled in either Business Computers or Office Technology classes, with plans to take part in a school-sponsored work experience program during your Senior school year. NSA prefers that you carry an overall “B” GPA. And you must be 16 years of age by August 31st following your Junior year.
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative – Student Intern Program
The student intern program at USTR is a volunteer program where undergraduate and graduate students gain knowledge and experience on U.S. trade policy and, in many cases, earn college credit at the same time. Applications will be processed by the Intern Coordinator and circulated to senior staff to determine if there is a need for volunteer assistance. These offices include, General Counsel; Congressional Affairs; Western Hemisphere; Europe and the Mediterranean; Japan; China; Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation; World Trade Organization and Multilateral Affairs; Industry, Agricultural Affairs; Public Affairs; Intergovernmental Affairs; Environment and Natural Resources; Services, Investment, and Intellectual Property; and our Geneva headquarters.
U.S. Agency for International Development – Internships
U.S. Army Internship Program
U.S. State Department – Student Intern
White House – Presidential Management Intern (PMI) Program
For the past 25 years, the Presidential Management Intern (PMI) Program has been attracting outstanding master’s and doctoral-level students to the Federal service. The PMI Program is your passport to a unique and rewarding career experience with the Federal Government. It provides you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge you acquired from graduate study. As a PMI, your assignments may involve domestic or international issues, technology, science, criminal justice, health, financial management, and many other fields in support of public service programs.
Institute of International Education – Fulbright Scholarships
Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Fulbright provides funds for students, scholars and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
Internships Available to U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen
Service in various government agencies and departments such as the DIA.
Students can apply to intern in the following departments: Asian Studies, Coalition Relations, Domestic Policy, Educational Affairs, the Executive Offices, Foreign Policy, Government Relations, Lectures and Seminars, and Public Relations.
General Job Help, or Government Job Help, or Government Job sites
Headhunter.net – job listings and resumes
Quintessential Careers – Guide to College, Careers, & Jobs
Salaries and Wages
Students and Recent Graduates – Office of Personnel Management
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
U.S. Department of Labor
USAJOBS – US Government Jobs