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ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) Agent

Odds of Getting In

The odds of getting in are better if you have a graduate degree and experience working with law enforcement. Getting into the ATF is extremely competitive. People are attracted to the high stakes of the job.

It isn't the sort of career you maneuver your way into when you decide you're over being chained to a desk in an insurance office and are ready for a change of scenery. You'll have to go through the right channels.