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Posted 7/11: Careers

Summer CIA Campus Events

Curious about how your UW-Madison education could lead to a career in national security? July 30th -August 1st, representatives from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will be visiting campus to connect with students and share information about internships and full-time careers.

**Session capacity is limited and seats will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.**

Please note all job and internship opportunities with CIA require US citizenship, completion of security clearance processing, and relocation to the Washington DC area.

CIA Careers & Internships Information Session:  Tuesday, July 30 6-7:30 pm

Engage with officers of the Central Intelligence Agency as you learn about their mission and opportunities to put your skills to work protecting our nation. Whether you’re interested in learning about internships, full-time opportunities or just learning more about what we do, bring your questions and we’ll share insights and debunk some myths and share some fun facts along the way. All majors and levels of experience are welcome to attend. The session will feature opportunities to sign up for follow-on one-on-one chats with officers in the next few days as well!

Interactive Simulation: Tuesday, July 30 10:00 – 11:30 am

Einstein as an Asset: Are you intrigued by the idea of a career in intelligence? Have you ever imagined yourself working on the frontlines of national security, tackling global challenges, and making a real difference? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity just for you! Join us for an engaging exploration into the role of exceptional minds in intelligence operations.  During this session you’ll step into the shoes of intelligence agents tasked with leveraging the unique talents of individuals like Einstein to advance national security objectives.

Interactive Simulation: Wednesday, July 31 10:00 – 11:30am

Strategy Games: Have you ever imagined serving as an analyst in the CIA? Do you love strategy games? Join CIA representatives for a simulation where you can see how these interests come together. This simulation will put you in the role of a CIA analyst, and you will participate in a unique game analysts use to generate key findings to inform senior US policymakers about foreign affairs. You will learn more about the mission of the Directorate of Analysis, how they incorporate gaming as an analytic tool, and the types of skills and backgrounds they look for in potential candidates.

One-on-Ones: Several Dates & Times Available

Come by and talk with a CIA officer about our mission and culture and opportunities that might be a fit for your background and interests. Bring a resume for tailored guidance and officers can provide feedback on what to include and how to navigate our application process. All majors, experience levels, and questions are welcome. There’s no need to prepare for the sessions; however, we’d highly encourage participants to visit www.cia.gov/careers to explore a bit so we can make the most of the time we have together and answer as many specific questions as possible for you.

Register now to save your spot! Please note that you must specify which session(s) you plan to attend in order to successfully register. If a session you are interested in does not appear on the registration form, it is full. Check back later to see if spots open up. All sessions will take place in-person at the SuccessWorks office, and will not be recorded.

Questions? Contact Emmeline Prattke at emmeline.prattke@wisc.edu.

Upcoming Dates and Events

July 2024

7/4: Independence Day Holiday; campus offices closed

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