US Intelligence Community

Washington,  DC 
United States
  • Booth: 1712

The rich diversity of the United States is potentially one of our greatest strengths, especially when it comes to our national security. The advanced language skills and unrivaled cultural expertise that many ACTFL possess are extremely valuable to the Intelligence Community (IC). The U.S. Intelligence Community is composed of 17 government agencies, within the executive branch whose purpose it is to protect the nation against foreign threats.The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) serves as the head of the IC. The IC hires new employees every year in a variety of career fields including intelligence analysis, cybersecurity, science, engineering and management. Majors of interest are accounting, chemistry, engineering, foreign language,international affairs, mathematics, national security studies, and physics. U.S. citizenship is required for positions in the IC as well as a background investigation.Information about the IC can be found on