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FBI Richmond Teen Academy

posted Jan 31, 2019, 9:00 AM by Terri Morrison
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Richmond Teen Academy is a free two-day program, designed to provide students with an overview of the FBI's mission and operations through a series of presentations and exercises. 

FBI executives, special agents, and employees will provide presentations about their programs. Teens will learn about major investigations and participate in a variety of hands-on exercises.

Dates and Time:  July 16 - 17, 2019, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, daily

Apply: www.fbi.gov/Richmond/ then click the "Community Outreach" tab

Questions: RH_Outreach@fbi.gov/

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Entrance Requirements:
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen
  • Students must reside in Virginia. Students who reside outside Virginia should consult the Community Outreach Specialist at their local FBI Field Office.
  • Students are required to be currently enrolled in an accredited high school within Virginia. If homeschooled, student must be recognized by their school district.
  • Student must be a Junior or Senior during the 2019-2020 school year.   (current grades in 2018-2019 -> 10th and 11th)
  • Students are required to be 15 to 18 years old at the time of the Richmond Youth Academy
  • Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must complete an application (typed) and 500-word essay (typed) describing their inteest in the program.
Things to Know:
  • Students must provide their own transportation to/from the FBI Richmond Division
  • Lunch is provided
  • Parking is available
  • No electronic devices or cameras are allowed in the building
  • Dress code: Business Casual
What to Expect:
Participants will learn about: Career Opportunities, Counterterrorism, Cyber Crime, Firearms, Forensics/Evidence Collection, Gangs, Intelligence, White Collar Crime, Violent Crimes and Special Weapons & Tactics

Application Available here.

Terri Morrison,
Jan 31, 2019, 9:00 AM