James talks about the career path towards joining the Central Intelligence Agency and the application process. Some of the misconceptions about working for the CIA’s Special Activities Division. Why is empathy if the key to human intelligence gathering? What is it like meeting with a asset overseas? James and Jack talk about why this isn’t a job for sociopaths or lunatics. What people need to know when they apply for a job at the CIA and what books to read.

Episode 4: How to Join the CIA