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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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Release of Milan kidnapper by Panama
I wonder how much pressure was put on panama by the Obama Administration and the CIA Station in Panama City to free that leader of the "heroic" CIA mission of kidnapping of the Islamic cleric who was ...

Started Jul 23rd, 2013 at 11:57pm by xenonman
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CIA Interview...Is this typical?
I have an interview with the CIA for a position I am being considered for.  Initially I was contacted via email by the CIA recruitment office two weeks after I filled out their online application proc...

Started Jul 30th, 2004 at 3:44am by Blackpaw
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By: xenonman
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CIA interview process
Hello everyone,
I just stumbled on this message board and have a quick question.  If you are invited to the "informational session", I know there is a one on one interview there.  What do they as...

Started Mar 29th, 2006 at 11:49pm by Anyone1
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By: xenonman
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Rejecting a cia offer
I applied to the agency a while ago, I went through the whole process, and I was told that it would probably take around a year for the process to complete. In the meantime, as what most people would ...

Started Sep 17th, 2012 at 9:54pm by Kim Gore (Guest)
3 6809 Last Post Jun 20th, 2013 at 8:30am
By: xenonman
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CIA age waivers?
I'm an Ivy League-educated USMC veteran and a 38 year-old professional interested in a career move to the CIA clandestine service. I've read that age waivers can be obtained for applicants over 35. Is...

Started Mar 29th, 2013 at 1:59am by semperfi (Guest)
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By: xenonman
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CIA 1 on 1 interview
Does anyone out there happen to know what I should expect from the initial face to face interview? Should I expect "current events" questions? how long is it going to be?
any help would be apprec...

Started Sep 30th, 2007 at 12:27pm by Hazel
1 4909 Last Post Jun 20th, 2013 at 7:29am
By: xenonman
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Why Shouldn't I Work for the NSA?

Started Jun 8th, 2013 at 3:09pm by George W. Maschke
0 1456 Last Post Jun 8th, 2013 at 3:09pm
By: George W. Maschke
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CIA poly: did i pass or fail?
Hi all. I had my agency polys during the 3-day a few months ago and am not sure how to interpret what happened.
Throughout the whole experience, i was very nervous due to the whole "is there anyt...

Started Jan 8th, 2013 at 9:37pm by steve1
3 4834 Last Post Jun 8th, 2013 at 11:02am
By: xenonman
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past drug experience and intelligence agencies
I sold small amounts of marijuana over a 2 week period in high school. During that time, I used the drug maybe 5 times. This was 6 years ago. I have not used anything since then and have no criminal h...

Started May 26th, 2013 at 4:15pm by qwerty123456q (Guest)
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By: qwerty123456q (Guest)
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"Position of Public Trust" Form 85P and past drug use/misdemeanors... will it interfere?
I'm applying for a position that requires me to submit form 85P, application for position of public trust.
I listed two charges that I was convicted of, they are misdemeanors... one was parapher...

Started May 25th, 2010 at 7:39pm by MaestroDT
7 16831 Last Post Apr 30th, 2013 at 1:46am
By: SS (Guest)
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What happens if I fail/don't pass an NSA background check?
So right now I'm debating whether or not to send in my paperwork for an entry level position with the NSA. If I send in this paper work and they nail me on some stuff in my past, either in the backgro...

Started Dec 30th, 2012 at 8:41pm by CapTAINKirk
5 7342 Last Post Jan 1st, 2013 at 9:13pm
By: New Year's Eve (Guest)
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agencies this is a serious request
i would like to work for any of the agencies on a contract basis
go anywhere no questions asked want to do something for the usa make a difference.

Started Nov 14th, 2012 at 12:46pm by chameleon (Guest)
0 1391 Last Post Nov 14th, 2012 at 12:46pm
By: chameleon (Guest)
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TS/SCI Clearance Question?
Yesterday I was finally cleared by the NSA with a TS/SCI.  The thing is, the NSA is offering me a lower salary to become an NSA Staff worker, than what I am making now at a corporation.  My question i...

Started Jan 26th, 2006 at 3:34pm by rbjones6
7 24833 Last Post Oct 19th, 2012 at 11:25am
By: Kegra86
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CIA eligibility?
I am preparing to begin the application process for the CIA, and am quite curious as to whether or not having engaged in numerous illegal activities in the past such as drug use, drug trafficing and r...

Started Feb 17th, 2005 at 7:29pm by coupdetatinc
3 4850 Last Post Oct 15th, 2012 at 5:29pm
By: ANUSHKA (Guest)
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Appealing CIA Clearance Denial due to Poly
A few months after my pre-employment polygraphs with the CIA I received a letter saying I had been denied access to classified information by the CIA.  My recruiter confirmed that this was in face a c...

Started May 5th, 2012 at 5:03pm by Melanie Sanchez (Guest)
1 3686 Last Post Sep 23rd, 2012 at 7:15pm
By: Melanie Sanchez (Guest)
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Help.. CIA application <> SF 86
Hi looking for some help here from someone who has applied recently to the CIA.  My question is do you have to fill out the SF 86 as part of the application / before the polygraph? 
The reason w...

Started Sep 20th, 2012 at 4:54pm by oceangreen (Guest)
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By: Bill_Brown
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Non-military, mid-40's looking to change careers from filmmaking/graphic arts/animator/on-screen communications specialist - to - Intelligence community.
Education - AA degree fr...

Started Sep 10th, 2012 at 6:41pm by Declan (Guest)
3 2595 Last Post Sep 19th, 2012 at 3:27pm
By: Bill_Brown
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Questions about CIA Psych screening
What does the CIA background check and psych screening involve? I had a rough childhood mentally-wise due to some traumas that I experienced. I was in counselling and on psych meds for some years. Wil...

Started May 28th, 2012 at 6:21pm by jovie
4 18860 Last Post May 30th, 2012 at 5:45am
By: jovie
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CIA makes a note of applicants who visit this site
This is just a tid bit of info.  I was rejected by the CIA once upon a time (maybe yesterday, maybe years ago, lol).  During my polygraph session, I was asked "what research did you do on the polygrap...

Started Sep 3rd, 2011 at 8:30pm by Charlie Chuckles (Guest)
1 5894 Last Post Mar 20th, 2012 at 6:58pm
By: NSA_hopeful
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CIA Application/DoD Security Clearance
A few years ago, I filled out an application with the CIA. Currently enlisting in the military, problem is, my recruiter told me to omit certain behaviors from my enlistment forms. Problem is, all of ...

Started Feb 3rd, 2012 at 10:19pm by heeby (Ex Member)
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By: heeby - Ex Member
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