FBI Salt Lake City
Press Office
May 11, 2023

Wanted by the FBI: High School Students for the Teen Academy

The FBI Salt Lake City Field Office invites all interested 9th to 12th-grade high school students to attend the Teen Academy, which will be held on August 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FBI Salt Lake City office.

The FBI Teen Academy provides an opportunity for high school students to catch a glimpse behind the scenes of the FBI. Upon completion of Teen Academy, high school students will foster a greater understanding of the FBI’s mission and how we serve our citizens, community, and nation. During the academy, students will be afforded an opportunity to learn about how evidence and hazardous material are collected at crime scenes; discover how FBI SWAT executes arrests; learn about crimes against children, cyber programs; job opportunities and requirements.

Due to the vast diversity in our workforce, any student with an interest in the FBI, what we do, and how a relationship with the FBI can help their school, is encouraged to apply. The program is not exclusive to students interested in criminal justice. All students will be evaluated based on their application (school activities and community involvement) and an essay to determine which students will be offered a seat in the class. None of the above elements will be the sole basis of the evaluation of an application, and the application process should be taken seriously by all applicants.

The application, release form, and a supporting essay must be received by the FBI Salt Lake City Field Office by 5 p.m. on June 30, 2023. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. The application and more information can be found here: https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/salt-lake-city-2023-teen-academy-application-05102023.pdf/view