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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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"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
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By: SS (Guest)
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(Mis)Use of this site
I always find it disconcerting whenever I see this forum being (mis)used as an "advice column" for IC hopefuls.  Such individuals, who almost always login as "Guests", are seeking ways to get around t...

Started Jan 2nd, 2017 at 7:35pm by xenonman
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By: fiddle
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3rd Poly Scheduled
I was scheduled for my 3rd CIA poly.  My last one, during my 2 day, was in the Spring of 2005.
1. Anyone have an idea why the long delay?
2. I know multiple CIA polys are common, but is a 3r...

Started Feb 26th, 2006 at 11:02pm by LongWait
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By: AngryinNY
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7 year limits for drugs on SF86
Do the polygraphs for the intel agencies look beyond the 7 year window that is on the SF86, or do the questions limit themselves to that time period only?
For example, I have not touched anything...

Started Jan 14th, 2006 at 5:33pm by turbodog1989
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By: turbodog1989
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a second chance
About 4 years ago, I was recruited by a defense contractor and given a CIA poly, which I failed due to admitting that I had concealed marijuana usage - on my form I had admitted to smoking 4 times, an...

Started Jan 22nd, 2006 at 8:12am by mbmb
1 2279 Last Post Jan 29th, 2006 at 7:17pm
By: NoName01
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A way In
I graduated from college in May of 2004 with good grades and very balanced extra curricular activities. I now work as a sales rep. I started to get interested in the intelligence field shortly before ...

Started Feb 25th, 2005 at 3:19am by K
1 2515 Last Post Mar 30th, 2005 at 1:38am
By: K
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A way to pass the CIA Poly?
I have been reading all the polytest reviews of the CIA tests and I've come to one conclusion...
Everyone who reacts, freaks out, and yells, always get failed.
So what do anyone of you think...

Started Mar 11th, 2009 at 3:28am by Saintspader (Guest)
1 3578 Last Post Mar 11th, 2009 at 8:46am
By: Twoblock
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About This Site (Please Read)
Just a heads up to everyone about this site. 
I applied to CIA about a year ago.  I was successful with the application process, ending up in DC for final interviews, yet did not receive a job o...

Started Apr 16th, 2005 at 9:33pm by cooldude29
3 3795 Last Post Apr 17th, 2005 at 6:11pm
By: NSAreject
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Academic Question
I was wondering if this one thing I did would disqualify me from passing a security clearance. When I was in school, I once completed a writing assignment that was due on Monday, on a sunday, then I s...

Started Sep 2nd, 2007 at 7:27pm by Aleekum
1 3726 Last Post Sep 2nd, 2007 at 7:36pm
By: George W. Maschke
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Addtl. CIA poly
I have been scheduled for another poly.  My prior poly experienced produced “inconclusive” results. 
My primary difficulty is with the question about criminal conduct.  I have committed no memor...

Started Jan 27th, 2006 at 1:38am by bailyt
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By: Johnn
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I have a reassignment to a SAP. 
My SSBI PR for my TS/SCI (eligibility) has been adjudicated by AFCAF a couple months ago. 
My gaining unit still has not cleared me to go yet.  I have been...

Started May 26th, 2006 at 4:30am by KIOTDL
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AEI Online article on the CIA from 2004
The most interesting stuff is towards the end under "Reforming the Clandestine Services".
Here are interesting highlights: ...

Started Oct 18th, 2005 at 7:07am by ciajunkie
0 1522 Last Post Oct 18th, 2005 at 10:07am
By: ciajunkie
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After getting the interview with the DIA?
My husband made it through the initial screening for a DIA Intel position. He had about a 45 minute phone interview w/ the HR director, 2 Military Col., and 2 Civilians that he would be working with. ...

Started Jul 23rd, 2008 at 6:43pm by Danzzcoach
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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 1604 Last Post Nov 14th, 2012 at 12:46pm
By: chameleon (Guest)
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Agency Process Question

I had my poly for the agency about 6 months ago. It was very similar to all the other posts.  2-day session, accused me of everything (spy,drugs, hacking), intense bonding, help you get through...

Started Nov 28th, 2005 at 4:50am by LongWait
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By: LongWait
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1.      Can information gathered in a background investigation be used to prosecute you?
2.      Do they investigate anything before age 18?
3.      Is 180 days the maximum time to get a Top...

Started Feb 13th, 2008 at 3:48pm by Dragon
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By: Dragon
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Another CIA reject
Hello all!  I received the dreaded "thanks but no thanks" letter from the agency.  I made it though the process including the "3 day visit" at Dulles.
I can only guess that I said or did somethi...

Started Sep 23rd, 2016 at 1:09pm by AAFJE
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By: xenonman
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Another drug use question
I am currently pursuing a contract position in Iraq for 1 year. It's an IT position that requires a TS SCI full scope NSA poly. I have my SF 86 sitting in front of me and I am in the proce...

Started Jun 20th, 2009 at 2:37pm by Chase
3 3889 Last Post Oct 14th, 2009 at 8:36pm
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