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To schedule an appointment to discuss JGI's workforce development program with Sr. Program Coordinator, Aldo Fonseca, click here

The Intelligence Community - Centers for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) Intelligence Fellowship at FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy is a one-year workforce development program. The IC-CAE Fellowship fuses Worlds-Ahead academics with mentorship, research experience, and professional development in order to strengthen student competitiveness and improve prospective employment within the U.S. intelligence community (IC) and leading-edge private sector employers.

The workforce development program is made up of two tracks: Intelligence Analysis (IA) Track and Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Track both similar in their mission with different academic sub-requirements and mentorship guidance. These programs prioritize the value of ongoing workplace education and skills development, as well as address the hiring demands of employers within the Intelligence Community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must have 40 completed university credits (Intelligence Analysis Track) or 30 university credits (Cyber Threat Intelligence Track) before the start of program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a strong desire to work within the intelligence community


A Completed Application Requires the Following:

  • Intelligence Fellowship Application Form
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement indicating why applicant should be considered for the Intelligence Fellowship program (500 words max). Please specify your interest in national security studies, research, and/or interest in employment with the US Intelligence Community
  • One Letter of Recommendation sent via email directly from the recommender to Aldo Fonseca at

Program eligibility does not guarantee selection for the interview panel. Students selected for the interview panel will be based on an initial evaluation of a completed application.

All applicants will be evaluated by JGI staff and mentors. Qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. If selected for the program, applicants will be notified via email with a formal acceptance letter.

For questions and additional information please contact 305 348 3474 or email Aldo Fonseca at