The U.S. Intelligence Community is comprised of 18 different agencies, including the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the CIA, nine department of defense intelligence agencies, and seven intelligence departments like Homeland Security and the FBI. With tens of thousands of employees, the U.S. Intelligence Community provides dynamic careers to talented professionals from all majors and almost every career category.
EAC has partnered with the University of Arizona and the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE Scholar) to ensure that highly- qualified graduates have a natural pathway to a job in the intelligence community. This consortium is designed to prepare students for possible careers in national security and intelligence through advanced study of national security, intelligence, foreign area studies, language proficiency, geographical expertise, and related competencies. It also serves as a mentoring and networking program for EAC students.
The IC CAE Scholar program is open to all majors. It is designed to increase the pool of eligible applicants for positions within the intelligence and national security communities with an emphasis on students with diverse cultural backgrounds, language proficiency, geographical expertise, and related competencies. The benefits of becoming an IC CAE Scholar include: