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Four Ways to Start an Intelligence Career

By Erik Kleinsmith

What makes intelligence a daunting career choice is that the paths are ill-defined and often downright confusing. Unlike careers in law enforcement where you attend a training academy, there is no ROTC-like program to bring intelligence professionals into the workforce. Most people working in intelligence did not start their career in the field. So where do you start?

Managing the Stress of a Career in Intelligence

By Dr. Valerie E. Davis, American Public University

The job of an intelligence analyst is often very stressful due to the nature of the work and intense pressures to deliver information in a short amount of time. AMU intelligence studies professor Dr. Valerie Davis writes about the importance for intel analysts to learn how to recognize and identify stress and understand effective ways to manage it.