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This forum is for non-polygraph related discussion of the CIA, NSA, NRO, DIA, DHS, NIMA and other US intelligence agencies. What internship and/or student programs are available? What is the testing, interview, and background investigation process like? Security clearance questions, etc.
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suitability
So if the CIA claims that you have a suitability problem with them and not a security clearance but rescind their conditional offer - what does this mean.  Is it their way of saying you failed the pol...

Started Oct 8th, 2004 at 4:01am by bobsmith (Ex Member)
1 1623 Last Post Oct 14th, 2004 at 9:59pm
By: anxietyguy
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National Agency Check
I appplied to NSA (DOD) about 15 yrs ago, took one poly and then was called back for a second. During the second poly, I made admissions; i know dumb move but I was young. My question is, will the fac...

Started Oct 14th, 2004 at 6:50pm by ExPro
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what is the CIA cutoff
I know the CIA is pretty flexable with past drug use, so long as it is a year before and infrequent. But I was wondering if anyone could offer their knowledge/ experince on specifics. It is just in m...

Started Jul 13th, 2004 at 3:39am by anononon (Guest)
2 3029 Last Post Oct 3rd, 2004 at 10:23am
By: George W. Maschke
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Background Investigation Question/Need Advice!!
I have a question about the FBI background investigation. I sat for the PSI yesterday for the Intelligence Analyst position. Everything went great, however, I made the mistake of revealing that I "cas...

Started Sep 4th, 2004 at 3:20pm by dsm0507 (Ex Member)
5 3461 Last Post Sep 7th, 2004 at 3:28am
By: Fair Chance
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Intel clearance
Anyone out there who's gone through the clearance process with some intelligence agencies?
Is it true that it takes 9 to 11 months - from the date one takes the polygraph exam - to adjudicate a s...

Started Aug 13th, 2003 at 3:16am by Ya Hoo (Guest)
11 6366 Last Post Aug 18th, 2004 at 2:48pm
By: Fair Chance
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Cia/Nsa polygraph
Has anyone been through the polygraph screening at either agency (Cia/Nsa) in the wake of the Hanssen case? Thanks.

Started Aug 19th, 2001 at 9:23pm by Walsh (Guest)
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By: I-SMELL-BS (Guest)
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DOES THIS HAPPEN
do background investigators cross-reference a SF-86 with other SF-86 forms you have filled out for other agencies?
the two clearances are completely separate and of different levels.

Started Jul 20th, 2004 at 3:15pm by curiousgeorge (Guest)
0 2220 Last Post Jul 20th, 2004 at 6:15pm
By: curiousgeorge (Guest)
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FBI Choices
If one had to choose b/w the Investigative Specialist position and SA position, which would be a better choice (money and retirement aside) and most importantly WHY?

Started May 30th, 2004 at 2:37am by 1st sgt (Guest)
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By: 1st sgt (Guest)
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Quite a pickel, what to do?
Do the right thing...

Started Jul 1st, 2004 at 10:17pm by soosorrydod
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By: soosorrydod
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sec clearance cia
hello
I am in the preliminary stages of trying to get employment with the cia.  My question:  I am a u.s. citizen but spent most of my life in canada.  Is this going to adversely affect my chance...

Started Jun 28th, 2004 at 8:52am by technicsu7b
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By: technicsu7b
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How should I proceed?
  I am currently on the cusp of being hired by the SSG (surveillance specialist) with the FBI however, I was considered for the agent position in March.  Unfortunately, I greatly underestimated the Ph...

Started May 30th, 2004 at 11:04pm by MasterTuner
4 3041 Last Post Jun 1st, 2004 at 1:01am
By: MasterTuner
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Sec. Clearance Investigation question re: e-mail
During the investigation process for a security clearance, can the investigators read your private e-mail? Can they get copies of any e-mail messages you may have received or even deleted?

Started May 26th, 2004 at 10:25pm by Anonymouse (Guest)
0 1635 Last Post May 27th, 2004 at 1:24am
By: Anonymouse (Guest)
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nsa background investigation
i'm in the middle of a background investigation for nsa.  the guy is unhappy that i couldn't come up with people for him to ask not listed on my forms, though i've encouraged my friends to give him na...

Started Apr 29th, 2004 at 12:56am by anonymous (Guest)
0 2623 Last Post Apr 29th, 2004 at 3:55am
By: anonymous (Guest)
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The Intel Catch-22
Here's the Catch.  As a formal active duty and reserve intelligence officer, I've worked in the DOD intel community on some pretty compartimentalized things.  Once I was in the reserves, I continued t...

Started Feb 26th, 2004 at 10:07pm by James Jesus (Guest)
0 2006 Last Post Feb 27th, 2004 at 1:07am
By: James Jesus (Guest)
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NSA turned me into the FBI
I took the NSA poly about a year ago.  Failed it, and didn't get hired.  Oh well.
So, I get a call about a year later out of the blue from an agent at the local field office of the FBI.  Asks if ...

Started Jul 5th, 2002 at 7:00am by Bob Savage (Guest)
4 5785 Last Post Aug 7th, 2003 at 11:44am
By: PROAc
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Drug use and NSA hiring
Does anyone know if there is a cutoff for drug use (marijuana only) and being hired at the NSA?

Started Sep 19th, 2002 at 8:25am by NSA poly (Guest)
1 4324 Last Post Sep 20th, 2002 at 9:01am
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Do agencies look at your internet activity?
I got to wondering if hiring agencies look at your ISP's logs concerning your internet use.  If so, it might tip your hand if they saw visits to this site (without an anonymizing method).  I know they...

Started Jun 12th, 2002 at 1:37am by Stealth
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Help Take a Stand
I ask that anyone who has been disqualified from a PD testing process (or anyone else who is willing)--based on polygraph results--keep track of upcoming PD orientation meetings,  and do the following...

Started Apr 26th, 2002 at 11:19pm by MissionPoly-ban
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By: MissionPoly-ban
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