As a STEM/Arts undergraduate student for CIA, you will work on teams alongside our full-time officers in an R&D or quick-turnaround environment on any number of different programs to further mission through software/hardware development, custom engineering, analysis of technologies, and/or the integration of art-focused skills in a technical field.
You will have the opportunity to use and enhance your knowledge of operating systems, communications technologies, mobile platforms, and computer networks.
Two 90-day tours are preferred; however, one 90-day tour is the minimum requirement.RequirementsConditions of Employment
- You must be physically in the United States or one of its territories when you submit your resume via MyLINK.
- You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
- You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national US citizens are eligible).
- You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC area.
- You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
- For further requirements information, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/
- Two 90-day tours are preferred; however, one 90-day tour is the minimum requirement.
- Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this student tour
- Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, mission-focused environment with multiple competing priorities
- Organizational and planning skills
- Written and verbal communication skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA , including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation
- Full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM/STEAM field at an accredited academic institution with at least one semester/quarter completed at the time of MyLINK submission. Majors include, but are not limited to:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Data Science/Analytics
- Machine Learning
- Digital Communications
- Engineering (All)
- Fiber/Textile Science
- Geographic Information Systems
- Information Systems/Networking
- Material Science
- Graphic Design/Illustration
- Costume Design/Fabrication
- Apparel Design/Fabrication
- Multimedia Design
- Industrial Design
- At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale