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The definitive guide for acing the FBI’s rigorous selection process and landing a job.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. ABOUT THIS BOOK
  5. Dedication
  6. CONTENTS
  7. PART 1 FBI BASICS
    1. CHAPTER 1: The History and Organization of the FBI
      1. The History of the FBI
        1. Early Expansion of the Bureau
        2. Gangsters and the Prohibition Era
        3. The Gangster Era Ends and the FBI Is Born
        4. The World War II Period
        5. The Postwar Era
        6. Civil-Rights Investigations of the 1960s
        7. The FBI and Organized Crime
        8. The Vietnam War Era
        9. The Watergate Scandal
        10. The Aftermath of Watergate
        11. Drugs, Corruption, and Terrorism in the 1980s
        12. The Post–Cold War Era
        13. Reorganization and International Cooperation
        14. Fighting Domestic Terrorism: America’s “New War”
        15. Reengineering the FBI: A Change of Priorities and Strategies
        16. Preparing for the Future
      2. The Organization of the FBI
        1. Jurisdiction and Authority
        2. FBI Field Offices and Resident Agencies
        3. Legal Attaché Offices
        4. Headquarters Operational Divisions
          1. National Security Branch
            1. Counterterrorism Division
            2. Counterintelligence Division
            3. Directorate of Intelligence
            4. Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate
            5. Terrorist Screening Center
          2. Criminal Investigations Branch
            1. Cyber Division
            2. Criminal Investigation Division
          3. Law Enforcement Services Branch
            1. Office of Law Enforcement Coordination
            2. Office of International Operations
            3. Critical Incident Response Group
            4. Operational Technology Division
            5. Training and Development Division
            6. Laboratory Division
            7. Criminal Justice Information Services Division
          4. Administration Branch
            1. Security Division
            2. Finance Division
            3. Records Management Division
            4. Administrative Services Division
          5. Information and Technology Branch
            1. Information Technology Operations Division
            2. Office of Information Technology Policy and Planning
            3. Office of Information Technology Program Management
            4. Office of Information Technology Systems Development
          6. Direct Support to the Director and Deputy Director
            1. Director’s Resource Planning Office
            2. Inspection Division
            3. Office of Public Affairs
            4. Office of Congressional Affairs
            5. Office of the Ombudsman
            6. Office of General Counsel
            7. Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs
            8. Office of Professional Responsibility
    2. CHAPTER 2: Salary and Benefits
      1. Salary Structure and Rates
        1. The General Schedule Pay System
          1. Advancement to Higher Grades
          2. Within-Grade Increases
        2. Special Agent Salaries
        3. Professional Support Personnel Salaries
        4. Locality Payments
      2. Paid Leave
        1. Annual Leave
        2. Paid Holidays
        3. Sick Leave
        4. Family and Medical Leave
        5. Maternity Leave
        6. Paternity Leave
        7. Family-Friendly Leave
        8. Additional Leave Benefits
      3. Health Care and Wellness Benefits
        1. Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
        2. Federal Long Term Care Insurance
        3. Federal Flexible Spending Account Program
        4. Health Care Programs Unit
        5. Employee Assistance Program
        6. Child-Care Services
      4. Life Insurance
        1. Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance
        2. Other Sources of Insurance Coverage
      5. Travel and Commuting Allowances
        1. Reimbursement of Travel Expenses
        2. Public Transportation Subsidies
      6. Death and Disability Benefits for Special Agents
        1. Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program
        2. Federal Law Enforcement Dependents Assistance Program
        3. Funeral Leave for Law Enforcement Officers
      7. Retirement Benefits
        1. Basic Annuity Benefit
        2. Thrift Savings Plan
        3. Social Security
        4. Special Retirement Provisions for Special Agents
  8. PART 2 GETTING INTO THE FBI
    1. CHAPTER 3: FBI Special Agent Career Opportunities
      1. Investigative Priorities
        1. 1. Protect the United States from Terrorist Attacks
        2. 2. Protect the United States Against Foreign Intelligence Operations and Espionage
        3. 3. Protect the United States Against Cyber-Based Attacks and High-Technology Crimes
        4. 4. Combat Public Corruption at All Levels
        5. 5. Protect Civil Rights
        6. 6. Combat Transnational and National Criminal Organizations and Enterprises
        7. 7. Combat Major White-Collar Crime
        8. 8. Combat Major Thefts and Significant Violent Crime
        9. 9. Support Federal, State, Municipal, and International Partners
        10. 10. Upgrade Technology to Successfully Perform the FBI’s Mission
      2. Qualifications for the Special Agent Position
        1. Basic Qualifications
          1. United States Citizenship
          2. Minimum and Maximum Age
          3. Education Requirements
          4. Driver’s License
          5. Eyesight Requirements
          6. Hearing Requirements
          7. Medical Examination
          8. Physical Fitness
        2. Entrance Programs
          1. Law
          2. Accounting
          3. Language
          4. Computer Science/Information Technology
          5. Diversified
        3. Critical Skills
        4. Automatic Disqualifiers
        5. Additional Requirements
          1. Willingness to Carry Firearms
          2. Willingness to Relocate
          3. Reporting for Duty
          4. Availability for Duty at All Times
          5. Completion of Basic Training
      3. Assignment of New Special Agents
        1. Location of Initial Assignment
        2. Probationary Period
        3. A Special Agent’s Work Life
          1. Office Environment
          2. Dress Code
          3. Work Hours
          4. Equipment
        4. Squad Assignments
          1. Applicant Squads
          2. Civil-Rights Squads
          3. Computer Crime Squads
          4. Counterterrorism Squads
          5. Drug Squads
          6. Economic Crime Squads
          7. Environmental Crime Squads
          8. Financial Institution Fraud Squads
          9. Government Fraud Squads
          10. Healthcare Fraud Squad
          11. Homicide Squads
          12. Organized Crime Squads
          13. Property Crime Squads
          14. Public Corruption Squads
          15. Violent Crime Squads
      4. Beyond the Initial Assignment
        1. The Special Agent Transfer Policy
        2. Special Response Teams
          1. Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team
          2. Evidence Response Teams
          3. Hazardous Materials Response Unit
          4. Hostage Rescue Team
          5. Crisis Negotiation Unit
          6. Special Weapons and Tactics Teams
          7. Canine Teams
        3. Promotion
        4. Part-Time Special Agents
      5. Organizations for FBI Personnel
        1. FBI Agents Association
        2. Special Agents Mutual Benefits Association
        3. FBI Recreation Association
        4. Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
        5. Society of FBI Alumni
        6. Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
    2. CHAPTER 4: The Special Agent Hiring Process
      1. FBI Hiring Policies
        1. FBI Employment Drug Policy
        2. False Statements
        3. Veterans’ Preference
        4. Applicants with Disabilities
        5. Equal Employment Opportunity
      2. An Overview of Applicant Processing
        1. Application, Testing, and Final Screening
        2. Automatic Disqualifiers
        3. Application Time Frame
      3. From Application to Appointment, Step by Step
        1. Step One: The Online Application
          1. Application Processing
          2. USAJOBS Registration and Processing
            1. Applicant Personal Data
            2. Federal Employment Information
            3. Employment Experience
            4. Education
            5. Job-Related Training
            6. References
            7. Foreign-Language Skills
            8. Professional Publications
            9. Additional Information
          3. FBI Online Questionnaire
            1. Applicant Demographic Survey
            2. Job Requirements
            3. Employment Suitability and Disqualifiers
            4. Federal Employment and Security Clearances Held
            5. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
            6. Special Skills, Education, and Experience
            7. Foreign-Language Proficiency
          4. Further Processing
        2. Step Two: Phase I Testing
          1. Phase I Procedures and Rules
            1. Test Location and Scheduling
            2. Test Materials and Prohibited Items
            3. Basic Ground Rules
            4. Nondisclosure of Testing Information
          2. Components of the Test
            1. The Biodata Inventory
            2. The Logical Reasoning Test
            3. The Situational Judgment Test
          3. Scoring of Phase I Testing
          4. Phase I Retest Policy
        3. Step Three: Phase II Testing
          1. Phase II Procedures and Rules
            1. The Structured Interview
            2. The Written Exercise
          2. Scoring of Phase II Testing
          3. Phase II Retest Policy
        4. Step Four: Conditional Letter of Appointment
        5. Step Five: Physical Fitness Test
          1. Components of the Test
          2. PFT Scoring Scales
          3. Physical Fitness Test Retest Policy
        6. Step Six: Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination
          1. The Background Investigation
            1. Background Investigation Forms
            2. Personnel Security Interview
            3. Scope and Coverage
            4. Derogatory Information
            5. Lack of Candor
            6. Length of the Background Investigation
            7. Background Investigation Results
          2. The Polygraph Examination
            1. The Functions of the Polygraph
            2. The Phases of the Polygraph Examination
            3. Polygraph Examination Results
        7. Step Seven: Medical Examination and Drug Screening
          1. The Medical Examination
          2. Pre-existing Medical Conditions
          3. Additional Examination
          4. Drug Testing
    3. CHAPTER 5: Professional Support Career Opportunities
      1. Requirements and Qualifications for Professional Support Positions
        1. Minimum Qualifications
        2. Experience Requirements
          1. General Experience
          2. Specialized Experience
        3. Education Requirements
        4. Qualifying for Salary Grade Levels
        5. Temporary Duty Assignments and Permanent Transfers
      2. Profiles of Key Professional Support Positions
        1. Auditor
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        2. Aviation Investigative Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        3. Biologist (Forensic Examiner)
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        4. Chemist (Forensic Examiner)
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        5. Community Outreach Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        6. Cryptanalyst (Forensic Examiner)
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        7. Document Analyst (Forensic Examiner)
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        8. Electronic Surveillance Operations Technician
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        9. Electronics Engineer
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        10. Electronics Technician
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Physical Requirements
            2. Education Requirements
            3. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            4. Salary Grade Requirements
        11. Evidence Technician
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        12. Financial Analyst
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        13. Fingerprint Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        14. Foreign Operations Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        15. Information Technology Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        16. Intelligence Analyst
          1. Overview of the Position
            1. The All Source Analyst
            2. The Operations Specialist
            3. The Reports Officer
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        17. Investigative Communications Assistant
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        18. Investigative Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        19. Language Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        20. Paralegal Specialist (Asset Forfeiture)
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        21. Personnel Security Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        22. Photographer
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        23. Physical Security Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        24. Police Officer
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Eyesight Requirements
            2. Hearing Requirements
            3. Physical Requirements
            4. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            5. Salary Grade Requirements
        25. Surveillance Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        26. Technical Information Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        27. Telecommunications Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
        28. Victim Specialist
          1. Overview of the Position
          2. Minimum Qualifications and Salary Requirements
            1. Evaluation Criteria Examples
            2. Salary Grade Requirements
    4. CHAPTER 6: The Hiring Process for Professional Support Positions
      1. FBI Hiring Policies
      2. An Overview of Applicant Processing
      3. Step One: Initial Application
        1. The FBI Vacancy Announcement
          1. Position Title and Announcement Number
          2. Open Period
          3. Job Series, Salary Range and Grade, and Promotion Potential
          4. Hiring Agency and Duty Location
          5. Who May Be Considered
          6. Job Summary, Division/Section/Unit, Location, Area Information, and Working Hours
          7. Statement of Major Position Duties
          8. Qualifications
          9. Evaluation Criteria
          10. Application Instructions
          11. What to Expect Next, Agency Contact, Benefits, and Additional Information
        2. Submitting Application Materials
          1. Completing the Online Application Form
          2. Submitting a Resume
          3. Submitting a KSA Statement
          4. Submitting College Transcripts
          5. Submitting Other Documents
        3. Selection of Candidates for Further Processing
      4. Step Two: Written Examinations
      5. Step Three: The Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86)
      6. Step Four: The Personal Interview
        1. Structured Interviews
        2. Semi-Structured Interviews
      7. Step Five: Final Screening
        1. Conditional Offer of Appointment
        2. Personnel Security Interview
        3. Polygraph Exam and Drug Testing
        4. Background Investigation
        5. Pre-employment Physical Examinations
      8. Sources of Job Vacancy Information
        1. FBI Resources
        2. U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Resources
          1. USAJOBS Web Site
          2. USAJOBS by Phone
          3. Federal Job Information Touch-Screen Computers
        3. Federal Job Publications
          1. Federal Career Opportunities
          2. Federal Jobs Digest
        4. Additional Online Resources
          1. The 911HotJobs.com Employment Portal
          2. The 911JobForums.com Message Board
          3. The FBI Web Site
          4. The FBIjobs.com Web Site
          5. The FBIcareers.com Web Site
    5. CHAPTER 7: Standing Out from the Crowd
      1. Are You Right for the FBI?
        1. Character Issues
        2. Experience and Education
        3. Volunteer Work and Community Service
        4. Military Service
        5. Internships
      2. Completing the Special Agent Online Application
        1. Applicant Personal Data
          1. Your Name
          2. Home Address
          3. Citizenship
          4. Military Service
        2. Local FBI Field Office
        3. Applicant Demographic Survey
        4. Job Requirements
        5. Employment Suitability and Disqualifiers
        6. Application and Testing Process
        7. Federal Employment and Security Clearances Held
        8. Previous FBI Employment
        9. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
        10. Special Skills, Education, and Experience
        11. Foreign-Language Proficiency
        12. Resume Attachment
      3. Filling Out the Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86)
        1. Time Period Covered
        2. Using Continuation Sheets or Attachments
        3. Where You Have Lived
        4. Where You Went to School
        5. Employment Activities
        6. People Who Know You Well
        7. Relatives
        8. Foreign Contacts and Activities
        9. Police Record
        10. Financial Record
        11. False Statements
      4. Strategies for Special Agent Phase I Testing
        1. General Test-Taking Tips
        2. Managing Test Anxiety
          1. Confront Your Fears
          2. Be Fully Prepared
          3. Avoid Cramming for the Tests
          4. Reduce Stress Prior to the Tests
          5. Use Relaxation Techniques
        3. The Biodata Inventory Test
          1. Sample Biodata Inventory Questions
          2. Tips for Taking the Biodata Inventory Test
        4. The Situational Judgment Test
          1. Sample Situational Judgment Questions
          2. Tips for the Situational Judgment Test
        5. The Logical Reasoning Test
          1. Sample Logical Reasoning Questions
          2. Logical Reasoning Test Answers
          3. Tips for Taking the Logical Reasoning Test
      5. Strategies for Special Agent Phase II Testing
        1. The Structured Interview
          1. About the Interview
            1. What Is Behavioral Interviewing?
            2. Structured Interview Format
          2. Sample Structured Interview Questions
            1. Ability to Communicate Orally
            2. Ability to Organize, Plan, and Prioritize
            3. Ability to Relate Effectively with Others
            4. Ability to Maintain a Positive Image
            5. Ability to Evaluate Information and Make Judgment Decisions
            6. Initiative and Motivation
            7. Ability to Adapt to Changing Situations
            8. Integrity
            9. Physical Requirements
          3. Tips for the Structured Interview
            1. Take Stock of Your Experiences
            2. Use the STAR Technique
            3. Leave Your Modesty at Home
            4. Turn Negatives into Positives
            5. Present a Positive and Professional Image
            6. Listen Carefully
            7. Be Yourself
        2. The Written Exercise
          1. Format and Scoring of the Written Exercise
          2. The Purpose of the Written Exercise
            1. A Sample Written Exercise Question
            2. Additional Tips for the Written Exercise
      6. Preparing for FBI New Agent Training
      7. Strategies for Professional Support Position Applicants
        1. Tips for Completing the Online Application and Resume
          1. Evaluating Your Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
          2. Matching Your KSAs to the Position
        2. Tips for Professional Support Interviews
          1. Interview Preparation
          2. During the Interview
          3. After the Interview
      8. Strategies for Internship Applicants
        1. Information Is Power
        2. Make Your Own Opportunities
        3. Application Materials
          1. Describing Your Experience
          2. Describing Previous Internships
          3. Submitting Application Materials
        4. Tips for Internship Interviews
          1. Interview Questions
          2. Questions You Should Ask
          3. Other Interviewing Tips
    6. CHAPTER 8: FBI Training
      1. The FBI Academy
        1. FBI Academy Facilities
        2. Operational Units at the FBI Academy
          1. The New Agents’ Training Program Section
            1. New Agents’ Training Unit
            2. Practical Applications Unit
            3. Physical Training Unit
            4. Firearms Training Unit
            5. Investigative Training Unit
            6. Defensive Systems Unit
          2. The Intelligence Training Section
            1. Basic Analyst Training Unit
            2. Advanced Analyst Training Unit
            3. HUMINT Operations Training Unit
          3. The Law Enforcement Programs Section
            1. Law Enforcement Communication Unit
            2. National Academy Unit
            3. International Training and Assistance Unit
            4. Behavioral Science Unit
            5. FBI Leadership Training Unit
            6. Community Leadership Development Unit
          4. The Office of Technology Research and Curriculum Development
            1. Curriculum Development and Evaluation Unit
            2. Distance Learning Technology Unit
            3. Virtual Academy Unit
            4. FBI Library Unit
          5. Resource Management Section
            1. Strategic Planning and Policy Unit
            2. Financial Management Unit
            3. Administrative Services Unit
            4. Training Services Unit
      2. Training for FBI Special Agents
        1. The New Agents’ Training Program
          1. Overview of the Training Curriculum
          2. Academics
          3. Firearms Training
          4. Practical Applications
          5. Physical Training, Defensive Tactics, and Tactical Subjects
          6. Supervision and Evaluation of New Agent Trainees
          7. Requirements for Graduation
        2. Professional Development Training for Special Agents
        3. Training for Special Response Teams
          1. Scuba Team Training
          2. Evidence Response Team Training
          3. Hazardous Materials Response Unit Training
          4. Hostage Rescue Team Training
          5. Crisis Negotiation Unit Training
          6. Special Weapons and Tactics Team Training
          7. Canine Team Training
      3. Training for Professional Support Personnel
        1. Auditor Training
        2. Aviation Investigative Specialist Training
        3. Biologist (Forensic Examiner) Training
        4. Chemist (Forensic Examiner) Training
        5. Community Outreach Specialist Training
        6. Cryptanalyst (Forensic Examiner) Training
        7. Document Analyst (Forensic Examiner) Training
        8. Electronic Surveillance Operations Technician Training
        9. Electronics Engineer Training
        10. Electronics Technician Training
        11. Evidence Technician Training
        12. Financial Analyst Training
        13. Fingerprint Specialist Training
        14. Foreign Operations Specialist Training
        15. Information Technology Specialist Training
        16. Intelligence Analyst Training
        17. Investigative Communications Assistant Training
        18. Investigative Specialist Training
        19. Language Specialist Training
        20. Paralegal Specialist (Asset Forfeiture) Training
        21. Personnel Security Specialist Training
        22. Photographer Training
        23. Physical Security Specialist Training
        24. Police Officer Training
        25. Surveillance Specialist Training
        26. Technical Information Specialist Training
        27. Telecommunications Specialist Training
        28. Victim Specialist Training
    7. CHAPTER 9: FBI Internship Programs
      1. FBI Honors Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application Process
        3. The Selection Process
        4. Assignment
        5. Training
      2. Presidential Management Fellows Program
        1. Divisions that Employ PMFs
          1. Counterterrorism Division
          2. Finance Division
          3. Training and Development Division
          4. Office of Public Affairs
        2. The PMF Career Path
        3. Eligibility
        4. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Nomination
          2. PMF Application Materials
          3. Assessment Center Process
          4. Interviews and Initial Selection
          5. FBI Application Materials
          6. Initial Background Screening
          7. Background Investigation
          8. Enter on Duty
        5. Assignment
        6. Training
      3. NCAVC Volunteer Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Application Materials
          2. Application Deadlines
          3. Interviews
          4. Background Investigation
        3. Assignment
          1. Research
          2. Case Consultations
          3. Interaction and Networking
          4. Classroom Instruction
        4. Training
      4. National Security Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Application Materials
          2. Application Deadline
          3. Background Investigation
        3. Assignment
      5. FBI Records Management Division Volunteer Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Application Materials
          2. Application Deadline
          3. Background Investigation
        3. Assignment
      6. FBI Laboratory Volunteer Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Application Materials
          2. Application Deadline
          3. Background Investigation
        3. Assignment
      7. FBI Academy Volunteer Internship Program
        1. Eligibility
        2. The Application and Selection Process
          1. Application Materials
          2. Application Deadlines
          3. Interviews
          4. Background Investigation
        3. Assignment
      8. New Agents’ Training Unit Internship
      9. Behavioral Science Unit Research Internship
      10. Distance Learning Technology Unit Internship
      11. Investigative Training Unit Research Internship
      12. Leadership Training Unit Internship
      13. Law Enforcement Communication Unit Research Internship
      14. Curriculum Development and Evaluation Unit Internship
      15. Physical Training Unit Internship
      16. International Training and Assistance Unit Research Internship
      17. Administrative Services Unit Internship
      18. Library Unit Internship
      19. Financial Management Unit Internship
      20. Practical Applications Unit Internship
      21. Strategic Planning and Policy Unit Internship
  9. PART 3 APPENDIXES
    1. APPENDIX A: Online Application for the Special Agent Position
      1. Applicant Personal Data
      2. Previous Federal Employment
      3. Employment Suitability and Disqualifiers
      4. Demographic Information
      5. Education and Critical Skills
      6. Special Agent Career Path
      7. Application Process Requirements
      8. Job Requirements
      9. Notice to Applicants
    2. APPENDIX B: Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86)
    3. APPENDIX C: Worldwide Mobility Agreement (FD-918)
    4. APPENDIX D: Desirable Weight Ranges for the Special Agent Position
    5. APPENDIX E: Language Proficiency Self-Assessment Chart
    6. APPENDIX F: Preliminary Application for Honors Internship Program (FD-646a)
    7. APPENDIX G: Applicant Background Survey (FD-804)
    8. APPENDIX H: Honors Internship Program School Certification Form (FD-956)
    9. APPENDIX I: Honors Internship Program: Program Term Acknowledgment Form
    10. APPENDIX J: FBI Field Offices and Resident Agencies
      1. Alabama
        1. Birmingham Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Birmingham Field Office
        2. Mobile Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Mobile Field Office
      2. Alaska
        1. Anchorage Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Anchorage Field Office
      3. Arizona
        1. Phoenix Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Phoenix Field Office
      4. Arkansas
        1. Little Rock Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Little Rock Field Office
      5. California
        1. Los Angeles Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Los Angeles Field Office
        2. Sacramento Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Sacramento Field Office
        3. San Diego Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the San Diego Field Office
        4. San Francisco Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the San Francisco Field Office
      6. Colorado
        1. Denver Field Office
          1. Colorado Resident Agencies of the Denver Field Office
      7. Connecticut
        1. New Haven Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the New Haven Field Office
      8. Delaware
        1. Baltimore Field Office
          1. Delaware Resident Agencies of the Baltimore Field Office
      9. District of Columbia
        1. Washington Metro Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Washington Metro Field Office
      10. Florida
        1. Jacksonville Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Jacksonville Field Office
        2. Miami Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Miami Field Office
        3. Tampa Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Tampa Field Office
      11. Georgia
        1. Atlanta Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Atlanta Field Office
      12. Hawaii
        1. Honolulu Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Honolulu Field Office
      13. Idaho
        1. Salt Lake City Field Office
          1. Idaho Resident Agencies of the Salt Lake City Field Office
      14. Illinois
        1. Chicago Field Office
        2. Resident Agencies of the Chicago Field Office
        3. Springfield Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Springfield Field Office
      15. Indiana
        1. Indianapolis Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Indianapolis Field Office
      16. Iowa
        1. Omaha Field Office
          1. Iowa Resident Agencies of the Omaha Field Office
      17. Kansas
        1. Kansas City Field Office
          1. Kansas Resident Agencies of the Kansas City Field Office
      18. Kentucky
        1. Louisville Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Louisville Field Office
      19. Louisiana
        1. New Orleans Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the New Orleans Field Office
      20. Maine
        1. Boston Field Office
          1. Maine Resident Agencies of the Boston Field Office
      21. Maryland
        1. Baltimore Field Office
          1. Maryland Resident Agencies of the Baltimore Field Office
      22. Massachusetts
        1. Boston Field Office
          1. Massachusetts Resident Agencies of the Boston Field Office
      23. Michigan
        1. Detroit Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Detroit Field Office
      24. Minnesota
        1. Minneapolis Field Office
          1. Minnesota Resident Agencies of the Minneapolis Field Office
      25. Mississippi
        1. Jackson Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Jackson Field Office
      26. Missouri
        1. Kansas City Field Office
          1. Missouri Resident Agencies of the Kansas City Field Office
        2. St. Louis Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the St. Louis Field Office
      27. Montana
        1. Salt Lake City Field Office
        2. Montana Resident Agencies of the Salt Lake City Field Office
      28. Nebraska
        1. Omaha Field Office
          1. Nebraska Resident Agencies of the Omaha Field Office
      29. Nevada
        1. Las Vegas Field Office
        2. Resident Agencies of the Las Vegas Field Office
      30. New Hampshire
        1. Boston Field Office
        2. New Hampshire Resident Agencies of the Boston Field Office
      31. New Jersey
        1. Newark Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Newark Field Office
      32. New Mexico
        1. Albuquerque Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Albuquerque Field Office
      33. New York
        1. Albany Field Office
          1. New York Resident Agencies of the Albany Field Office
        2. Buffalo Field Office
        3. Resident Agencies of the Buffalo Field Office
        4. New York Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the New York Field Office
      34. North Carolina
        1. Charlotte Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Charlotte Field Office
      35. North Dakota
        1. Minneapolis Field Office
          1. North Dakota Resident Agencies of the Minneapolis Field Office
      36. Ohio
        1. Cincinnati Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Cincinnati Field Office
        2. Cleveland Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Cleveland Field Office
      37. Oklahoma
        1. Oklahoma City Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Oklahoma City Field Office
      38. Oregon
        1. Portland Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Portland Field Office
      39. Pennsylvania
        1. Philadelphia Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Philadelphia Field Office
        2. Pittsburgh Field Office
        3. Pennsylvania Resident Agencies of the Pittsburgh Field Office
      40. Puerto Rico
        1. San Juan Field Office
        2. Resident Agencies of the San Juan Field Office
      41. Rhode Island
        1. Boston Field Office
          1. Rhode Island Resident Agencies of the Boston Field Office
      42. South Carolina
        1. Columbia Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Columbia Field Office
      43. South Dakota
        1. Minneapolis Field Office
          1. South Dakota Resident Agencies of the Minneapolis Field Office
      44. Tennessee
        1. Knoxville Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Knoxville Field Office
        2. Memphis Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Memphis Field Office
      45. Texas
        1. Dallas Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Dallas Field Office
        2. El Paso Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the El Paso Field Office
        3. Houston Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Houston Field Office
        4. San Antonio Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the San Antonio Field Office
      46. Utah
        1. Salt Lake City Field Office
          1. Utah Resident Agencies of the Salt Lake City Field Office
      47. Vermont
        1. Albany Field Office
          1. Vermont Resident Agencies of the Albany Field Office
      48. Virginia
        1. Norfolk Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Norfolk Field Office
        2. Richmond Field Office
        3. Resident Agencies of the Richmond Field Office
      49. Washington
        1. Seattle Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Seattle Field Office
      50. West Virginia
        1. Pittsburgh Field Office
          1. West Virginia Resident Agencies of the Pittsburgh Field Office
      51. Wisconsin
        1. Milwaukee Field Office
          1. Resident Agencies of the Milwaukee Field Office
      52. Wyoming
        1. Denver Field Office
          1. Wyoming Resident Agencies of the Denver Field Office
    11. APPENDIX K: Personnel Consent to Release Information (FD-979)
    12. APPENDIX L: Disclosure and Authorization Pertaining to Consumer Reports (DOJ-555)
  10. INDEX