El Paso area high school students can peek behind the scenes of the FBI during their next Teen Academy.
Hosted by the El Paso Field Office, the Teen Academy, the event is open to all 10th-12th grade students enrolled in accredited high schools, whether public, private, or homeschooled.
The program runs from June 12-16, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon daily.
The purpose of the FBI Teen Academy is to provide a greater understanding of the mission of the FBI and its role in serving the citizens, community, and nation as a whole Participants will learn about various investigative tactics, including how evidence is gathered at crime scenes, interviewing witnesses, discover how FBI SWAT executes arrests; learn about terrorism, civil rights, crimes against children, and cyber programs; as well as job opportunities and requirements. Providing students with a distinctive look into the inner workings of the FBI, they will learn Special Agents, Intelligence Analysts, Language Specialists, and Professional Staff.
Regardless of their background, the application process is open to all students. Students are evaluated based on school activities, community involvement, and a supporting essay.
The listed items are not the exclusive basis for determining a seat in the class.
The application, release form, and essay must be submitted by 5 p.m. on May 19, 2023, to the Field Office email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is a unique opportunity for high school students in El Paso to learn about the mission of the FBI and its methods and opportunities. Houston to learn about the FBI’s mission, methods, and opportunities.
Only complete applications sent by the deadline can be accepted.
The application and more information are available here: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/elpaso/community-outreach