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FBI looking for new special agents, hosting recruiting event in August in Cleveland

Posted at 11:40 AM, Jul 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 13:48:18-04

CLEVELAND — If you’ve ever considered becoming an FBI agent, a recruiting event in August could be the first step in a new career for you.

The Cleveland Division of the FBI will hold a Diversity Agent Recruiting event on Aug. 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Airport Marriott, 4277 West 150th Street.

FBI special agents will be on hand to talk about a future career with the department.

“Our nation faces increasingly more complex threats worldwide on a daily basis. To continue to address new and emerging threats, the FBI is seeking additional qualified candidates as special agents. We are striving to enhance our multi-cultural and female special agent population, specifically looking for eligible candidates possessing backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, math, and law, among other areas. This DAR event will provide information about an exciting career opportunity with the FBI,” said Eric B. Smith, special agent in charge, FBI Cleveland Division.

Anyone who wishes to apply for a job with the FBI must be between 23 and 36 years old and have at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited school.

Attendees are required to register before showign up at the recruiting event. Register online here.

The event is free and open to the public.

According to the FBI, individuals with backgrounds in the following areas are asked to apply:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Chinese, Korean, etc.)
  • Law
  • Certified Public Accountants
  • Attorneys
  • Detectives
  • Military (specifically Special Forces, Explosives, WMD and Intelligence Experts)
  • Scientists
  • Pilots (helicopter, fixed wing)

Click here to find more information regarding the jobs available at the FBI.