The FBI’s 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.
How to apply
At this time, the FBI hopes to host their teen academies as scheduled. Any change in status will be communicated to all applicants.
FBI Denver will be hosting three teen academies in 2020:
- Wind River, Wyoming on May 9, 2020
- Casper, Wyoming on May 30, 2020
- Ft. Collins, Colorado on July 24, 2020
Applications and supporting essays for any Teen Academy must be received by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.