EXITO: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp

EXITO: CIA Career Exploration Boot Camp

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are partnering together to select up to 30 college freshmen and sophomores to travel to Washington D.C. and participate in a four-day career exploration event, scheduled for June 03, 2024 to June 07, 2024. During the event, students will visit the CIA and meet with CIA professionals to learn about the culture, expectations, and opportunities available when pursuing a career with the CIA. The event will consist of informational workshops and networking activities. After the event, students will be encouraged to apply for CIA internships.

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Award includes:

  • Round-trip airfare to Washington D.C. (on June 03, 2024 to June 07, 2024)

  • Hotel lodging for the duration of the event (4 nights) 

  • All meals during this event will be covered 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. citizenship

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate freshman and sophomores at a HACU-Member Institution. For a list of current HACU-Member Institutions, click here

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 

  • Carry at least 12 credit hours 

  • All majors are encouraged to apply

  • Have excellent writing and briefing skills

  • Have an interest in serving as a civilian in the Intelligence Community  

  • Able to meet CIA suitability requirements and background investigation (character and conduct) 

Informational Webinars:

HACU is excited to invite you to our upcoming informational webinar tailored for students eager to explore internships and careers with the Central Intelligence Agency. During this information webinar, students will also receive valuable tips and guidance on applying for the EXITO: CIA Career Exploration Bootcamp. Mark your calendars for the following webinar dates: 

  1. Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time
  2. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, from 12:00-1:00 PM Central time

Please use the following link to participate in the webinars:  https://meet.google.com/gbt-mmci-vhk


Application Now Closed: Monday, March 25, 2024
Students will be notified by email whether they were selected or not by Friday, May 3, 2024.

For questions, please contact Dr. Dianey Leal, Executive Director for Student Success, (210) 576-3205 or via email at dianey.leal@hacu.net.