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Special ops is nothing special for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA is tasked with collecting, evaluating, and disseminating foreign intelligence to the President and senior US policymakers to assist them in making decisions relating to national security. The CIA ... Read more

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    I have been working at CIA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Rotation of positions every few years.

    Cons

    Typical government processes and belabored processes

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CIA Interviews

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Getting an Interview
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at CIA.

    Interview

    I applied online. A couple weeks later I received an email to take an assessment test and would be contacted again if I made it to the next step.

    Interview Questions

    • Several logic questions were asked.   1 Answer
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CIA Awards & Accolades

  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies, DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
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