State Department Security Clearances


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Originally published at: https://clearancejobsblog.com/state-department-security-clearances/

While the vast majority of security clearances are processed through the Department of Defense, several government agencies (including the Intelligence Community) run their own investigation processes. While the security clearance adjudicative criteria are standard, federal employment suitability standards differ between agencies, as well as procedures for clearance denial. The State Department, for instance, has a…