Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-796-9
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $125
e-ISBN: 978-1-63700-797-6
eBook User Price: $125
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Careers in Intelligence & National Security

January 2024

It has often been said that “knowledge is power.” This holds no greater truth than in the world of intelligence and national security, where the acquisition of reliable information is paramount, and can mean the difference between life and death for scores of everyday Americans.

Some careers in intelligence and national security can be difficult to attain, such as high-ranking intelligence officers or field agents, but adjacent fields such as computer science, linguistics, and business analytics can provide entry points into the wider intelligence network.

Some occupations in the area of intelligence and national security include:

  • Cartographer and Photogrammetrist
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Interpreter and Translator
  • Lawyer
  • Military Intelligence Specialist
  • Police Officer/Detective
  • Security Guard

Careers in Intelligence & National Security provides detailed and need-to-know information on various careers in the secretive intelligence sphere. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, and Conversations with Real Professionals, as well as contacts for more information.

This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.

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This single comprehensive guidebook provides students that are passionate about the intelligence & national security industry with the necessary insight into the wide array of diverse and dynamic options available to them. The book offers guidance regarding what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, and more. Careers in Intelligence & National Security Industry is specifically designed for a high school and undergraduate audience and is edited to align with secondary or high school curriculum standards.