Have you ever considered working for the CIA? If so, applying for one of their many internships or scholarship is a great way to get your foot into the door!
Internships are available for both freshman and sophomore students.
The Undergraduate Scholar Program is a financial needs based scholarship program that offers students meaningful work that relates to their college major. Students will complete work sessions at a CIA facility during each summer break, and paid an annual salary, given a benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, and retirement, and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, and books.
Students will also be required to maintain full-time college status during the school year with a minimum cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA. The CIA will pay the cost of transportation between school and the Washington, DC area each summer and provide allowance for lodging, meals, and incidentals. They will also be expected to continue working for the CIA after college graduation for at least 1.5 times the length of their college sponsorship.
ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.
- US citizenship
- 1500 SAT (1000 Math & Critical Reading, 500 Writing) or 21 ACT scores or higher (high school students)
- 3.0/4.0 scale high school or college GPA or higher
- Financial need as demonstrated by the household income ceiling up to $70,000 for a family of four, and $80,000 for a family of five or more
- If the applicant has not been listed as a dependent for the previous tax year, the household income ceiling is $35,000 or less
- Meet the same employment standards as permanent employees, successfully completing both security and medical processing
- Available to work in the Washington, DC area during your periods of employment
The application is available online between April 1 – July 1. More information on how to apply can be found HERE!