Clinical Psychologist

Washington, D.C
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time

As a Clinical Psychologist working for the CIA, you will have an opportunity to participate in a diverse range of clinical psychology duties throughout your career, to include conducting assessments, providing clinical intervention, offering consultations throughout the organization, and training our highly motivated officers throughout their careers.

Work opportunities include both domestic and overseas support to clinical and operational activities; travel tempo varies across the positions, but occasional domestic travel is required, and overseas travel is also possible.

We are seeking highly skilled psychologists who consider themselves to be general practitioners, with the flexibility and willingness to work in a wide range of practice environments and to continue to broaden their knowledge base. A variety of psychological and non-psychological training will be provided.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. 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.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
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Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited institution.
  • Active state license in clinical psychology in good standing.
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale.
  • Experience in assessment, report writing, clinical intervention, consultation, and briefing/teaching.
  • Willingness to work in a range of clinical psychology activities throughout your career.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience traveling or living overseas.
  • Foreign language skills.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited institution.
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale.

Additional information

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