Federal Bureau of Investigation

We Are One Family

To effectively accomplish our mission, the FBI needs people from all different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. That’s why we strive to be an inclusive organization with a diverse culture, and offer everyone the opportunity to have a career like no other.

At the FBI, we will challenge you to forge a career with other dedicated employees working for the same critical mission that makes us One FBI. Become a part of our family and experience a career like no other.

Explore careers as a Special Agent or other FBI career paths specializing in:

1.     Accounting and Finance — As a Forensic Accountant, you will help protect and track mission-critical assets. Work across the FBI to ensure accountability and trace criminal activity in a financial career like no other.

2.     Community and Social Services — Expertise in psychology, forensic psychology, counseling and social work are critical in analyzing suspects’ motives and providing behavioral insights that can help keep people safe. Your expertise and compassion ensures the most appropriate and effective handling of sensitive cases involving children or trauma victims and situations such as hostage negotiations.

3.     Education — Educators have a gift for relating with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Your teaching skills make you methodical and analytical, and you can consolidate comprehensive information into strategic and analytical plans. As a Special Agent with a background in education, you’ll enhance your team’s understanding of threats, vulnerabilities and gaps by studying situations and using your gift for simplifying complex material.

4.     Health Care Services / Medical — Physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other health care professionals work at the FBI in a number of capacities. These include Special Agent Medics, who are fully qualified emergency medical specialists — EMTs, advanced paramedics, emergency physicians and others, who may be embedded with field Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams, the Hazardous Materials Response Unit (HMRU) or our elite Hostage Rescue Team (HRT).

5.     Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) — Your STEM background provides skill sets in areas the FBI needs most. To keep pace with evolving threats, we need logical thinkers experienced in network security, computer science, software engineering, mathematical formulation and technology. Technology permeates every aspect of what we do, whether it’s counterterrorism, criminal investigations or cyber-security. Investigating technology and computer-based crime (website hacks, intrusions, data theft, ransomware etc.) are some of our top priorities.

6.     Legal — Your knowledge of the law will assist in investigating criminal activity and identifying authorities and other entities to further investigations. You will have an opportunity to work with federal, state and local law enforcement officers and the intelligence community. Your contributions will help further investigations and gain you exposure to all facets of operations.

7.     Linguistics (Foreign Languages) — You may have been raised speaking a language other than English, taught it or even participated in intensive learning before going overseas to use it. Your language skills can make a difference, whether your specialty is Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Uzbek, Korean, Portuguese or another language. As a Special Agent with foreign language skills, you may be asked to interview a victim of human trafficking, testify in court or speak at a community meeting.

Learn more about these and other career specialties on our website, FBIJOBS.gov