For Immediate Release
FBI National Press Office
FBI RECOGNIZED AS A
2005 TOP 100 DIVERSITY EMPLOYER BY THE BLACK COLLEGIAN MAGAZINE
Washington, D.C. -- The
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was recently ranked by The Black
Collegian magazine as the 25th best diversity employer out of a pool
of 100 private industry companies and government agencies.
Since September 11, 2001, the FBI mission has
evolved to become more prevention-based. To further accomplish this mission,
the FBI continues to add professional staff, special agents, intelligence
analysts, and linguists with a variety of backgrounds and skill sets. The
FBI mission demands a diverse workplace trained in certain critical skills
that will enable the bureau to continue to meet its mission.
Mary Hannagan, Acting Assistant Director for
the Administrative Services Division said: "This recognition exemplifies
the FBI's interest in developing a skilled cadre of personnel that best represents
the population of the bureau's jurisdiction. The FBI is interested in bringing
on board the best and the brightest and was recognized by The Black Collegian for
wanting to recruit Black collegians and people of color to achieve work place
diversity. The FBI recognizes the need for a diverse workplace and we continue
to strive toward that goal with our recruiting and hiring initiatives. It
is an honor to be recognized as a top diversity employer by The Black
This year marks the 35th year of publication
for The Black Collegian, and it is widely recognized as the career
magazine and website for students of color. To view The Black Collegian's "Top
100 Diversity Employers" list, please visit the following link: http://www.black-collegian.com/career/top100_diversity2005.shtml.
For further information about the FBI and about
FBI employment opportunities, please visit www.fbi.gov and www.fbijobs.com.
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