Scholarship and Employment Information



IC Virtual Career Fair 2020

On March 25, 2020, you can meet representatives from ten U.S. intelligence agencies during the 2020 Spring Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair. Reserve your spot HERE.

From the comfort of your computer or mobile device, you can:

  • Visit agency booths to explore available job opportunities
  • Chat with recruiters and subject matter experts
  • Learn about internships and other student opportunities



The Central Intelligence Agency's Scholarship Program is now open for applications until June 15, 2020. The Scholarship Program is based on financial need and provides students with tuition assistance and a competitive year-round salary for their service. For more information on CIA's student programs, click HERE.



Valens Global, a private firm focused on addressing threats posed by terrorist groups and violent extremist organizations, is hiring for a Business Development Manager, Research Intern, and an Analyst. For additional information on the vacancies, click HERE.




The National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) has posted 20+ entry level vacancies in preparation for the NGIC Career Fair scheduled for March 25 to 26, 2020. Click HERE to view the available vacancies. Online applications are now being accepted until March 6, 2020 via Symplicity at In order to apply, candidates must first create a Symplicity "Student/Applicant" account (you do not need to be a student). Once the account is created and verified, candidates can apply for individual vacancies.

In addition, NGIC will host a walk-in Career Fair on March 25, 2020 from 10:30AM to 1:30PM at the Carver Recreation Center located in Charlottesville, VA. Registration for this event, also done via Symplicity, will open in early March 2020.

Interviews will be scheduled for March 26, 2020 and will be held in Charlottesville, VA, with the potential for on-the-spot job offers. Candidates who cannot attend interviews in person may participate in a phone interview. Applicants will receive notification whether they have been selected for an interview via Symplicity. 




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Pathways Programs for Students and Recent Graduates  

The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree.


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Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order and has gone through many changes over the years. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, but is really designed with a more narrow focus - developing a cadre of potential government leaders.

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US Intelligence Community

The Intelligence Community (IC) offers students a wide variety of excellent programs to get a jumpstart on a career in intelligence. The search portal allows students to choose the type of opportunity they are interested in and will match the search with IC needs.


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Central Intelligence Agency

The CIA offers internships, Cooperative Education (Co-op) programs and scholarship programs, which are offered throughout the year in Washington, DC.



Defense Intelligence Agency

Visit the website to learn about the internships, job vacancies, and hiring events offered throughout the year. The website provides information on the various career fields at DIA and an explanation of the hiring process.


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Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI offers a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options for students at every education level.


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National Security Agency (NSA) 

Take advantage of NSA’s student programs to learn more about NSA, deepen your knowledge of your career field, and collect a paycheck or scholarship money. NSA offers internships, scholarships, a co-op program and more. Search for the perfect opportunity for you based on your education level and field of interest. NSA selects most of its student program candidates up to a year in advance, which means your application will be due at least nine months before you start, so don't forget to plan ahead!


Please visit the Clements Center's Internship and Fellowship Database for more student opportunities in intelligence and national security.


Click here for an archive of past opportunities.