Well, you might want to consider getting your CISSP first, work in the field for a bit, at the same time working on your CEH. You just don’t walk into an organization without some experience behind you.
One place that you might want to try is the NSA, they are looking for people, but, you need to have a clean back ground and if you have already done some hacking in the past, forget it, they will turn you away, fast. They have a mentorship program in the IA field that you might want to look into. Just go to their website and check it out.