Our Teen Academy program allows high school students an opportunity to get a comprehensive look into today’s FBI. Generally each course iteration is a minimum of eight hours, but can be a week-long program with blocks of instruction and demonstrations at a local field office. Students are provided with several presentations on topics including terrorism, cyber crime, public corruption, polygraph exams, evidence response, SWAT, and the day-to-day operations of a typical FBI office. Students also learn from special agents, intelligence analysts, language specialists, and professional staff about investigative tactics that include gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and assisting with cases.
In Spring 2021, the FBI San Francisco Division will partner with FBI Seattle to host its first ever Virtual Teen Academy. The Teen Academy will take place over the course of two sessions, February 25 and 26, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
San Francisco 2021 Virtual Teen Academy application
All applications and supporting essays must be received via email at Outreach.SF@fbi.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants will be notified of their selection status no later than February 12, 2021. Any questions about the application process can be directed to Community Outreach Specialist Jasmine Isaacson at Outreach.SF@fbi.gov or (415) 553-7400.