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    The FBI's mission is critical; the work is exciting and rewarding. Benefits are great, very understanding with time-off requests.

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    The politics and politicians are tough to overcome.

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FBI Interviews

Updated Mar 19, 2015
Updated Mar 19, 2015

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    Management and Program Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at FBI.

    Interview Details

    Applied through my school's career website. Everyone gets the same five questions in the interview and there's only one round. Questions are all behavioral, like describe a time you had to work with a team. Last question was to rank yourself on a scale of 1-5 on various things and then they ask you how you would adapt to working at the FBI. If you get an offer you have to go through a lengthy background check that includes filling out lots of forms, a security interview and a polygraph. They will also talk to a bunch of your friends and family members. They never told me what position I was I assigned or my salary until I asked.

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East, Latinos For Hire, 2012
Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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Website www.fbi.gov
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1908
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) works to keep US citizens safe from threats both domestic and foreign. The primary investigative arm of the US Department of Justice, the FBI protects and defends the nation against such threats as terrorism, political corruption, white-collar crime, organized crime, cyber attack, and violent crime. With an annual budget of about $8 billion, the agency operates 56 field offices, more than 400 resident agencies throughout the US, and 60 offices abroad within US embassies. The FBI was established in 1908 while Theodore Roosevelt was... More

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