FBI Norfolk Recruitment

Contact Us

Special Agent in Charge
Martin Culbreth

509 Resource Row
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Applicant Coordinator
Special Agent Jennifer Bach


Upcoming Events 

Virtual FBI Recruiting Seminar for Women
Event Type: Virtual seminar
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

RSVP is required by August 20.

Do you have a Bachelor's degree with at least three years of professional work experience? Are you strong, intelligent, poised, empathetic, driven, and independent with a strong desire to serve? Do you want to be a part of something bigger than yourself? If you answered yes to these questions, then there is a place for you in today's FBI.

Please join us for a virtual networking seminar for professional women interested in a career with the FBI. Meet female FBI agents and professional staff who come from diverse backgrounds like teaching, nursing, and accounting. Listen to their stories and how an FBI career works in their lives as mothers, wives, sisters, friends, and volunteers.

Registration is required no later than August 20 at Once registered you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the virtual meeting.

This event is sponsored and hosted by the FBI Norfolk Citizens Academy Alumni Association.

Past Events 

Meet Special Agent Jennifer Bach: FBI Norfolk's Applicant Coordinator and Recruiter Offers Advice to Aspiring Agents

Special Agent Jennifer Bach of the FBI Norfolk Field Office shares advice and insight into the application process for aspiring agents.

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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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FBI Career Paths 

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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.