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  • Future Agents in Training (FAIT) Teen Academy

    June 22 - 23, 2021, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Lewis and Clark Community College 5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, IL


    Interested in learning more about a career with the FBI?

    FAIT Teen Academy is a *free* interactive program hosted by the FBI Springfield Division for high school juniors and seniors that live within Lewis and Clark Community College District #536.

    Students will learn about career opportunities with the FBI through both classroom instruction and hands-on activities. Classes offer presentations on several topics and specialties including terrorism, cyber crime, public corruption, polygraph exams, evidence response, SWAT and the bureau's administrative functions.

    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.

    Learn more about this and other community outreach programs hosted by the FBI Springfield Division at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/springfield/community-outreach

    How to Apply

    All applications must be received by mail by 4 p.m. on May 28, 2021. Download the application at https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/springfield-2021-fait-academy-application-030521.pdf

    Candidates should review all FAIT documentation to ensure the application process is completed correctly. Questions regarding the FAIT Academy or the application process can be directed to Public Affairs Specialist Brad Ware at (217)757-3542 or wbware@fbi.gov.

    Send applications to:

    FBI Springfield
    Attn: Brad Ware, Community Outreach Specialist
    900 East Linton Avenue
    Springfield, Illinois, 62703

    Opportunity

    After completing the class, students will be more aware of the challenges their communities face, better understand how the FBI serves their region and are prepared to mentor their peers.