Experience, leadership, integrity, teamwork, and dedication are all traits military personnel already possess. The FBI recognizes the values and service of these unique men and women and offers many opportunities for them to continue their careers and serve the nation.
Servicemen and women who join the FBI have the opportunity to work in one of the FBI’s many disciplines, from becoming a Special Agent to working in professional capacities that meet their interests and experiences. The FBI strongly encourages military and veteran candidates to apply to any of the positions that interest them. To further explore our many career paths, please visit our Career Paths section.
Veterans who apply are also eligible for Veterans’ Preference. To learn more about Veterans’ Preference.
The FBI helps protect you and your children, communities, businesses and institutions from the most dangerous threats domestically and internationally. We help defend and uphold our national security, physical and electronic infrastructures, and American democracy.
A career at the FBI provides the opportunity to work among the best. We seek those who will contribute to the operations of a global organization that aligns people, policies, processes, and systems to ensure the highest quality investigations.
The FBI consists of more than 35,000 special agents and professional staff who work across the globe to protect the U.S. from terrorism, espionage, cyber attacks, and major criminal threats.
Many FBI career options are traditional to the investigative and intelligence community. Others are similar in nature to careers found in most Fortune 500 companies.