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Why are you going to investigate me? I'm only applying for an entry-level job and I don't need a security clearance.

Why are you going to investigate me? I'm only applying for an entry-level job and I don't need a security clearance.

Suitability is always a consideration for federal employment. All individuals employed by the federal government shall be reliable, trustworthy, of good conduct and character, and of complete and unswerving loyalty to the United States. This means that the appointment of each employee in any department or agency of the government is subject to investigation. The scope of the investigation will vary, depending on the nature of the position and the degree of harm that an individual in that position could cause.