Special Agent - Psychology/Counseling Background



FBI Special Agents apply their professional experience and unique skill sets to their work. Many come from professional backgrounds such as psychology, forensic psychology, counseling and social work. Your social science background could significantly contribute to our work by analyzing motives and providing professional insight to help keep people safe. Join us and bring your understanding of human behavior to the FBI.


You can expect continued specialized training once onboard and opportunities to work on some of the Bureau’s most complex cases. The scope and scale of our investigations provide unique challenges unlike anything you could work on in the private sector. Your ultimate mission: to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. Being a Special Agent can be a lifelong career of uncommon days and amazing experiences.

Valued skills that can help you succeed at the FBI:

BA/BS degree (preferably in psychology, social work, counseling or similar fields).
An understanding of human behavior and motivations and the ability to communicate clearly to experts and nonexperts.
Ability to objectively evaluate nuanced information and make sound judgments.
Demonstrated expertise in analyzing interpersonal behavior and behavioral patterns, handling sensitive situations and predicting potential threats and risks.
In addition:Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
Be detail-oriented, yet able to keep a strategic focus.
Ability to objectively evaluate information and make sound judgments.
Honesty and integrity must be the foundation of who you are.
The drive and commitment to make a difference in the communities you serve.

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