CIA’s Clandestine Service Information Session

239A/B Hanes Hall
March 12, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

CIA’s Clandestine Service will be holding information session on March 12th and 13th at 5:30 pm in 239A/B Hanes Hall.

Individual interviews will be held the following day (March 13-14) in the Career Services Office.  You must attend one of the information session in order to signup for an individual interview.


The CIA is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. Here, your paramount goal and mission will be to protect the national security of the United States.

Make a world of difference.

The CIA’s Clandestine Service is the cutting-edge of American Intelligence. We are an elite corps of men and women shaped by diverse ethnic, educational, and professional backgrounds, providing vital information needed by US policymakers, the military and law enforcement services to protect the national security interests of the American people. For the extraordinary person who wants more than just a job, the Clandestine Service offers a unique career — a way of life that challenges the deepest resources of an individual’s intelligence, self reliance and responsibility.

  • Core values (service, integrity and excellence) guide our professional and personal actions.

Come to our Info Session to explore all occupations in the Clandestine Service field:

Clandestine Service - Field-based Positions

Core Collector/Clandestine Service and Professional Trainee Program:

  • Operations Officer
  • Collection Management Officer


Clandestine Service - Washington-based Positions

Headquarters Based Trainee Program:

  • Staff Operations Officer
  • Specialized Skills Officer - Targeting

Paramilitary Operations Officer - Specialized Skills Officer




Student Opportunities - Clandestine Service

Undergraduate Internship Program - NCS


Competitive Skills & Backgrounds Desired:

  • Overseas travel/knowledge
  • Foreign languages
  • Relevant life/work experience
  • Varied four-year academic degrees
  • Whole person attributes
  • Interest in foreign affairs
  • Strong written and communication skills