We are the Nation's first line of defense

The work here is more than just a job—it’s a career and a lifestyle. Diverse teams serve at the forefront of an ever-changing global landscape with one common goal: to keep our country safe. When you are part of the Nation’s premier intelligence agency, your opportunities for growth are boundless. Our legacy is your legacy.

Explore our world and imagine yourself working toward a mission that matters while advancing your career.

At the CIA, we bring the best of who we are to protect our national interests. To uphold this extraordinary responsibility, we strive to maintain a diverse, fair, and accessible workplace where all voices are heard, respected, and valued. We offer a unique environment to work with smart, focused people who have a broad range of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and perspectives. Our employees can give their all to protect our Nation because of our inclusive environment.

Make a World of Difference

At CIA, you’ll be a part of the Nation’s first line of defense. Our success isn’t driven by bottom lines or client demands, but instead by service to the United States and safeguarding our Nation’s people. Our professionals play critical roles in preempting threats and furthering national security objectives—from working against terrorism and cyber-attacks to preventing the spread of biological weapons and more. No matter the position, when you are working at CIA you are contributing to the work of a nation at the center of intelligence.

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