• @Daft_ishOP
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      3 months ago

      At least let me apply. Or is this some recruit type situation where they meet me in a dark alley and burn off my fingerprints.

        • @Fondots
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          53 months ago

          You know years ago I heard a recruitment ad for the CIA on the radio, and that caught me a little off guard, I always kind of assumed the CIA personally reached out to specific candidates and hired through shady back channels and such and didn’t really do open recruitment.

          I guess it makes sense though, for every James Bond type super spy there’s probably a hundred different random office staff, IT guys, clerks, mailroom guys, secretaries, janitors, accountants, etc. who handle boring day-to-day operational stuff and rarely or never get to see any of the crazy spy craft stuff happening.

          And I guess once you land one of those jobs, maybe you can get your foot in the door for eventual promotion to International Man of Mystery.

            • @aidan
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              23 months ago

              I looked into it, and honestly compared to most private sector internships it seemed terrible, one of the alphabet agency internships I looked at was unpaid maybe all of them. And it was the most stereotypical intern stuff. Organizing files and the like.

          • @Agent641
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            13 months ago

            At my university my whole class was invited to a seminar about how and why to join the Australian secret intelligence service as an intel officer.

      • BoofStroke
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        93 months ago

        If you have the background and get the right head hunter, you can get sponsored for your TS/SCI. I used to work for a place…

        I will tell you, however, that working in a SCIF is not as awesome as it looks on TV.