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  • Employer: Central Intelligence Agency
  • Type of Position: Internship
  • Industry: Government and Public Administration
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Salary Range: $49,246 - $70,126

Central Intelligence Agency - Graduate Scholarship Program

For students that are entering graduate school, current graduate students, or doctoral students

Financial need as demonstrated by the household income ceiling up to $70,000 for a family of four, and $80,000 for a family of five or more

Annual salary, federal benefits package, and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, fees, books and supplies

Paid transportation between school and the Washington, DC area each summer, plus housing allowance

Must agree to continue employment with the CIA after college graduation equal to 1.5 times the length of sponsorship

View and apply for the Graduate Scholarship Program directly on our website at

Required Education and Experience:

US citizenship

3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale

Foreign language skills and previous international residency are pluses

Medical/polygraph examinations and background investigation required

Assignments are ONLY in the Washington, DC metro area

Because of safety concerns for the prospective applicant, as well as security and communication issues, the CIA Recruitment Center does not accept applications, nor can we return phone calls, e-mails or other forms of communication, from US citizens living outside of the US.

To Apply:

Applicants must apply online directly on our website at

We encourage you to discuss CIA opportunities with your on-campus career advisor or internship/co-op program coordinator and to check your school's schedule for recruiting events.

Applications for summer 2014 employment will be accepted until October 15, 2013. Applications for winter, spring, and fall employment should be sent 12 months before the desired start date.

National Clandestine Service Internship: The application period for Summer 2014 employment is closed. Please check back in early 2014 for the Summer 2015 application period.

Contact Information:

Chris C.