Recruitment

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Contact Us

Assistant Director in Charge
Kristi Koons Johnson

11000 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Applicant Recruiters
Special Agent Evette Rivera

Special Agent Allison Powojski

LosAngelesApplicants@fbi.gov

fbijobs.gov

@FBILosAngeles



Upcoming Events 


May 2021 

FBI Career Paths: Employee Panel Presentation & Information Session
Event type: Virtual
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by May 5.

Join us to hear directly from employees working in STEM, finance, language, and administrative roles. 

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Women in Federal Law Enforcement Panel and Information Session
Hosted by Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Inspector General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation 
Event Type: Virtual 
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
RSVP required by May 20 to Special Agent Evette Rivera erivera6@fbi.gov.

Special Agent Wong (HHS-OIG) and Special Agent Rivera (FBI) will discuss their career in federal law enforcement, share important details about the application process, the core competencies required to pursue this career, and more.  


June 2021 

Diversity and Inclusion in the FBI Series 
Event Type: Virtual
Date: June 7, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. PST
RSVP required by June 3 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Join us for an engaging panel discussion with agents and professional staff, representing FBI Los Angeles’ inclusion programs from American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian American Pacific Islander, Black Affairs, and LGBTQ+ diversity groups.   


Special Agent Career Path Information Session 
Event Type: Virtual 
Date: June 14, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. PST 
RSVP is required by June 9 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov

Join us to learn more about pursuing a career in federal law enforcement as a special agent. Topics covered will include the physical fitness test, federal resume, application, and vetting process. 


Electronics Technician Trainee Program and Automotive Specialist Informational Event
Event Type: Virtual
Date: June 23, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to  2:30 p.m. PST
RSVP is required by June 17 o RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov

Join Portland FBI and Los Angeles FBI to learn more about a career protecting our electronic physical security systems and maintaining our fleet to determine operational readiness.


July 2021 

Women in the FBI: Employer Panel and Information Session 
Event Type: Virtual
Date: July 8, 2021 
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST
RSVP is required by July 1 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

The FBI hires from all educational disciplines and professional industries into STEM, Finance, Administrative, Information Technology and the Special Agent role. Join us to learn more about career paths in the FBI and the application process. 


Diversity and Inclusion in the FBI Series 
Event Type: Virtual
Date: July 21, 2021 
Time: 4:00 p.m. PST
RSVP required by July 14 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Join us for an engaging panel discussion with agents and professional staff, representing FBI Los Angeles’ inclusion programs from Hispanic, Near Middle East, Women, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities diversity groups.  


Special Agent Career Path Information Session 
Event Type: Virtual 
Date: July 28, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. PST
RSVP is required by June 22 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Join us to learn more about pursuing a career in federal law enforcement. Topics covered will include the physical fitness test, federal resume, the application, and vetting process. 

August 2021 

Beginning a Career with the FBI: Collegiate Hiring Initiative & Honors Internship Program Virtual Information Session 
Date: August 4, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST
RSVP required by July 30 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Are you a recent graduate seeking full-time employment or a current student seeking an internship opportunity? Join us to learn more about the application process, the federal resume, and how to prepare to apply during our recruitment season expected to begin in late August 2021.

Beginning a Career with the FBI: Collegiate Hiring Initiative & Honors Internship Program Virtual Information Session 
Date: August 12, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST
RSVP required by August 9 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Are you a recent graduate seeking full-time employment or a current student seeking an internship opportunity? Join us to learn more about the application process, the federal resume, and how to prepare to apply during our recruitment season expected to begin in late August 2021.

Virtual Special Agent Recruitment Night hosted by FBI San Diego & FBI Los Angeles
Date: August 18, 2021 
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 
RSVP required by August 16 to Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Join SA Teasdale and SA Rivera to learn more about pursuing a career in federal law enforcement. Hear directly from special agents working a myriad of investigative squads and get insight on preparing for the Physical Fitness Test and a comprehensive overview of the FBI’s multi-faceted application process. 


Ask an Agent Events 

At our Ask an Agent events, special agent candidates have insight on everything from eligibility requirements to the quality of life that the FBI provides. To learn more about life in the FBI at the next Ask an Agent event, continue to check the Los Angeles Recruitment page and follow @FBILos Angeles on Twitter.


FBI Special Agent Careers

Whether you are just starting out or looking for new ways to serve your community, the FBI has a job for you. Check out what we have to offer—and, in return, we will show you how you can change this world for the better with a future grounded in the core values of respect, leadership, and compassion.

Applying to be a Special Agent 

FBI special agents are required to adhere to strict standards of conduct and exemplify the FBI’s Core Competencies, including:

  • Collaboration

  • Communication

  • Flexibility/Adaptability

  • Initiative

  • Leadership

  • Organizing and Planning

  • Problem Solving/Judgment

The open-ended questions are designed to understand your background and fit with these competencies. As such, you are strongly encouraged to provide as much information as possible and use the Situation, Action, Result format to describe the situation, the actions you took, and the resulting outcomes. Watch the above video for more tips on how to help you through this portion of the application process.

FBI Physical Fitness Test App

The FBI Physical Fitness Test app is an informative and interactive way to train like an agent. Whether you're an aspiring agent hoping to see if you have what it takes or a fitness enthusiast curious about agent training, this mobile application will help you learn the benchmarks of the official FBI Physical Fitness Test (PFT).

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At the FBI, we do complex work to achieve a simple mission: protect the American people and uphold the U.S. Constitution. Today, that translates to multiple careers for people with diverse backgrounds who all work to keep their communities and the nation safe. Explore all the ways you can find a career like no other with the FBI.

Student Station 

As the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization, the FBI offers valuable work experience for students at every education level. With a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options, the FBI seeks the best and brightest students and recent graduates to bring their knowledge and skills to our diverse workforce. The FBI offers programs for students and recent graduates at every education level.