FBI Norfolk Recruitment

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Special Agent in Charge
Brian Dugan

509 Resource Row
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Applicant Coordinator
Special Agent Susan Romash


Upcoming Events 

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Past Events 

FBI Norfolk Hosts Recruitment Event for Women

On October 5, 2019, the FBI’s Norfolk Division conducted a special agent recruiting event for women hosted by the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development. At the event, several dozen women gathered to learn about the FBI from female agents who are living their dream career. 

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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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Independent Contract Linguists 

Do you speak Arabic, Chinese, Persian Farsi, Pashto, Somali, Chinese Mandarin-Cantonese, as well as English? Are you a U.S. citizen?

The FBI Foreign Language Program uses over 75 languages to help protect against cyber crimes, terrorism, foreign counterintelligence, corruption, kidnapping, civil rights violations and other crimes under FBI jurisdiction.  

Independent Contract Linguists provide services to our investigations while using a wide range of foreign language skills. Linguists translate documents or audio into English; provide analysis; interpret during interviews of subjects, victims, and dignitaries; and provide cultural knowledge and expertise to our FBI special agents and intelligence analysts.

Learn more and email your interest and resume to

Two FBI contract linguists look at a world map

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FBI Career Paths 

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.

Cyber agent investigating a cyber intrusion in 2013.

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.