APPLY NOW! Contracting Officer (Internship & Full-time) with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

About Us

Are you interested in working for the CIA? Now is the time to begin your career as a Contracting Officer!

As part of the CIA, you will be part of a highly motivated team that provides critical support to US national security. Working alongside Agency and other Intelligence Community colleagues, you will apply your business skills to diverse programs for technical collection systems, construction projects, information technology initiatives and more.

At the CIA, only the Contracting Officer is legally authorized to financially obligate the US Government to acquire its products and services. Working in a team environment, you will learn and utilize innovative business practices to streamline the acquisition process and maximize resources. You will also negotiate and manage a wide variety of unique and complex contract types, such as fixed-price and cost-reimbursement contracts, to obtain the best value on behalf of the US Government.

About the Position: Contracting Officer (Internship & Full-time) 

Contracting Officers are hired at various experience levels, from entry to full performance positions. OPE is committed to you and your development, and provides progressively more complex on-the-job experiences and related training and development programs, enabling you to achieve your career goals while supporting mission needs.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Minimum Qualifications for this position:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Majoring in a School of Business specialty with at least 24 credits in business-related studies
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to administrative detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

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How to Apply

Deadline to apply is 03/22/2018 by 5 pm. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line indicating if you are applying to the position as an internship OR full-time as: “YOUR NAME – Contracting Officer Internship with CIA” OR “YOUR NAME – Contracting Officer Full-time with CIA”

Interviews will be conducted on 03/28/2018 on the Fairfax campus. You will be notified if you are selected for an interview.

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