Opportunities at MI5


People join us from a variety of backgrounds. We have opportunities for people with a range of technical, vocational or professional qualifications, from IT to Electronics and Carpentry to Accountancy. We offer some roles that do not require any formal qualifications, such as Mobile Surveillance Officers and Foreign Language Analysts; and our graduates join us with degrees ranging from Architecture to Zoology.

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Our mission is to keep the country safe both now and in the future. This requires the best effort of a diverse range of people who work together in high performing teams. Responding to threats requires integrity, objectivity, direction, and a strong security culture.