How can I get a security clearance job?

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1) be US citizen
2) join firm that has federal projects
3) network with the firm leadership on those federal projects
4) fill out and submit form sf86
5) wait 2 - 24 months for clearance
6) do the work


Love #5

Bane of all non-cleared's existence


P1, wtf? That’s 1000x harder than just working as a contractor.


Many moons ago, I tested for the foreign service... many layers of testing and praying. 😂


Join the military


Or join military reserve as an intel officer ... a weekend a month and gets you in the door

For lower enlisted, Combat Arms radio operators get them. All Cavalry Scouts in my unit had Secret + Infantry commo soldiers did as well.

Join the Foreign Service!

PwC1 yikes, yeah no. It’s quicker to get a TS/SCI w/ poly than becoming a full fledged fso

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