Career & Professional Development

Helping Gonzaga University Students and Alumni Clarify and Achieve Their Academic and Professional Goals

Do you have a Jack Bauer Within You?

Are you going through withdraw of the familar tick-tock of the dynamic and fast-paced show “24”?  When you settle down for your favorite television show 24 so you secretly wish that you had a life or even career like that?  As long as you realize that Jack Bauer is fiction with the perfect example being that no one ever survives that many near death attempts, the Career Center may have a great opportunitiy for you.

Recently the Federal Bureau of Invesitagtion forwarded a lead to our office for  Staff Operations Specialist positions. The requirements are as follows:

  • Applicant must be a recent graduate (within the last two years)
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen
  • Applicant must be able to obtain a TS-SCI clearance
  • Applicant must successfully pass the FBI background investigation to include compliance with the FBI drug policy.

Serving as a member of the Field Intelligence Group (FIG), you will provide direct support to Special Agents and Intelligence Analysts as the team works detailed cases and projects. In this important role, you perform a broad range of complex operational/administrative functions to include assessing case developments, recommending appropriate action, preparing/presenting oral briefings and written reports, and researching informational leads for credibility/value.

The FBI seeks proactive candidates with a solid understanding of data collection methodologies/techniques; strong analytical skills; and current knowledge of military, economic, cultural, geographic, and socio-economic conditions around the world.

Must possess the ability to learn the FBI’s various computerized database systems, and have exceptional strategic reasoning and superior communication skills.

For more information for jobs within the FBI, check out their site here:

All resumes need to be faxed to Vicki Thorness at 206-262-2046 by July 4, 2009.


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