If you are considering this job, make sure that you are prepared to undergo a thorough investigation on your life, your character, and on how you make decisions on given complicated situations.
CIA agents are officers that have been employed by the government of the United States to provide information about the activities of other countries that might threaten the State. They are part of small intelligence community that is strictly selective and highly protected from public eyes. Their intelligence work demands a lot of subjective thinking, in which, they may be able to strengthen the nation or put it at greater risk. High pressure is on with job since there can be conflict between your secrecy and openness.
A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice is required for applying for this position. However, if you have a background of international studies, political science or any law related disciplines, it is also a good credential.
You have to be trustworthy and honest. You must have a sense of responsibility, and willing to abide on government laws and regulations. You have to have a reliable and sound judgement on everything that you deal with especially during complicated situations. You should know how to handle and protect a confidential or a top secret information and data. You must be able to disconnect your personal life to your assignment. You must be able to handle pressure and work effectively even the situation will not allow. You must have an exceptional analytical and communication skill in order to report accordingly the important information to the government.
The working areas of the agents are unknown due to the secrecy of their job. However, their working condition depends on the position they have in the agency. The agency has 4 directorates that is compose of the following:
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