Career Services

From the moment you enroll at Henley-Putnam, you’ll be assisted by our high-ranking faculty and highly committed staff. Although we don’t claim to provide job placement assistance, we do help you advance your career, whether through networking opportunities, resume development and review, and exposure to current openings within the field of strategic security.

Throughout your online program, you’ll communicate closely with subject matter experts who have decades of operational experience, bring a mentoring attitude toward students, and participate in a highly active referral network.

You’ll have access to the Virtual Student Center while a student and alumni. This means you can still benefit from a professional mentor and get career support from the Career Center. Whether you’re curious about the latest openings in the field, need to update your resume, or be directed to local networking events, Henley-Putnam University has your back as a student and long after you graduate.

Henley-Putnam University is dedicated to helping students advance their careers within the field of strategic security, from military intelligence and law enforcement to corporate security. We are the only online university solely focused on strategic security and provide the most current insights in counterterrorism and military intelligence.

As the leader of an international corporate investigations and intelligence program, Henley-Putnam provided me with the knowledge, experience, and skills I use on a daily basis. H-PU challenges you to think differently about how to logically and practically solve strategic challenges in the intelligence and protection industries.

Scot W.,
Bachelor of Science in Management of Personal Protection

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Intelligence Careers

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Jobs
The CIA’s mission is to provide national security intelligence, collected from around the world, to the President and senior US policymakers.

National Security Agency (NSA) Jobs
There are many types of National Security Agency (NSA) jobs available, ranging from computer intrusion defense, information assurance, intelligence analysis, and many other positions that support the NSA and its mission.

Counterterrorism Careers

Counterterrorism Jobs at the State and Local Level
State and local law enforcement, emergency responders, and other state officials work with federal counterterrorism officers from agencies like the FBI, DEA, and DHS to coordinate all-hazards mitigation, prevention, and response strategies.

Counterterrorism Jobs in the Department of Defense
The Defense Department employs hundreds of thousands of civilians that serve in a variety of capacities in the counterterrorism mission, for the service branch intelligence centers and intelligence combat support agencies like the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).

Counterterrorism Jobs in the Department of Homeland Security
Counterterrorism Jobs in the Department of Homeland Security
The primary mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to prevent terrorist attacks in the US and to work with other federal, state, and local agencies to coordinate response efforts.

Security, Protection, and Law Enforcement Careers

Corporate Security
Corporate security includes everything from trade secrets to financial information, employee access, or the securing of locations and information technology (secure transmission of data).

Protection Jobs
Private protection jobs may include protecting the executives of a large corporation or the estate of wealthy, high-profile individuals.

Executive Protection Jobs
Top positions in security are highly competitive, and they require individuals to have a deep understanding of intelligence, counterterrorism, and protection.

Strategic Security Employers

Public Sector Intelligence and Terrorism-Counterterrorism:

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • National Security Agency
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (AIA/ISR Agency)
  • Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)
  • Coast Guard Intelligence (CGI)
  • Department of Energy, Office of Intelligence (DOE/IN)
  • Department of Homeland SecurityDepartment of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research (DOS/INR)
  • Department of the Treasury, Office of Intelligence and Analysis (DOT/OIA)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA)
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • Navy, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Federal Law Enforcement Employers:
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations
  • Capitol Police
  • Coast Guard Investigative Service
  • Defense Criminal Investigative Service
  • Department of State Diplomatic Security
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Protective Service
  • Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Internal Revenue Service – Special Agent
  • Naval Criminal investigative Service
  • Postal Service
  • Secret Service
  • Secret Service – Uniformed Division
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)