This is part of our series profiling Agency officers in various positions throughout the Agency. We talk with them about their daily challenges and rewards, as well as some exceptional moments. CIA.gov recently sat down with a current employee, a Science, Technology, and Weapons Analyst, to learn more about her journey to the CIA and her experiences here.
Tell us about your path to the CIA.
I sort of stumbled into the CIA by accident. As a freshman, I had attended a seminar for general engineering students that featured the Intelligence Community (IC). At the time, I thought it would be an incredible field to work in, but I had the impression that it was highly competitive, and only people who already knew people in the IC had a way in. Fast forward to my junior year of college, where I was attending a job expo for