Secret Service looks for ‘a few good women’ at MTS...

Secret Service looks for ‘a few good women’ at MTSU information session

Women interested in joining one of the most well-known law enforcement agencies in the world will get their chance to learn more at an MTSU event.

The United States Secret Service will hold a three-part information session from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in Room 106 of the Academic Classroom Building, 1751 MTSU Blvd.

Hosted In support of National Women’s History Month, this event is free and open to the public. Business or business casual attire is recommended.

• From 1 to 2 p.m., Secret Service representatives will discuss “Becoming a Secret Service Special Agent or Uniformed Division Officer.” Questions about what the job entails or what it is like for women to have the job are welcomed.

• From 2 to 2:30 p.m., agency personnel will offer an overview of the application process. From 2:30 to 3 p.m., Secret Service staffers will review potential applicants’ resumes and provide feedback.

Lynda Williams, professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration; former deputy assistant director of the Office of Human Resources of the U.S. Secret Service, and an MTSU alumna

Lynda Williams

“The goal of this outreach is to create an inclusive work culture where women can thrive and optimize their achievement for the organization as well their personal growth,” said Lynda Williams, a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration and former deputy assistant director of the Secret Service’s Office of Human Resources.

Dept of Criminal Justice Admininistration logoIn addition to its protection of the president, vice president, presidential and vice presidential candidates and nominees and visiting dignitaries, the U.S. Secret Service investigates crimes, both national and international, against the country’s economic system and currency.

A campus parking map is available at Off-campus visitors can obtain a one-day permit at or park free in the university’s Rutherford Boulevard Lot and ride the Raider Xpress shuttle to the Academic Classroom Building.

For more information, contact Williams at 615-898-5845 or

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