[Acmsmajors] Sept. update on MDA entry level engineering hired &
invitation to request a VTC with MDA engineers
julie at math.washington.edu
Thu Sep 8 15:21:40 PDT 2011
Below is the latest status on MDA's hiring of 35 engineer positions with a
start work date of 13 Feb 2012. We are anticipating hiring 35 more
engineers to start in June 2012.
Also, please take note of our offer to conduct a video teleconference
(VTC) for five or more students who are highly interested in our two year
development program called the Missile Defense Career Development Program
(MDCDP). We will have MDCDP engineers and a senior engineer available
during the VTC so students can ask questions. If you wish to take
advantage of the VTC for your students, we only ask that there be a career
services coordinator to pull together the details on your end. VTC's can
be requested or, you can join one which is already scheduled.
Please provide the widest possible dissemination among your alumni and
graduating engineers with degree date prior to 31 Dec 2011. Missile
Defense Agency (MDA) is anticipating the hire of 70 engineers in 2012 for
their Missile Defense Career Development Program (MDCDP). MDA is
anticipating hiring 35 entry level engineers (all degree levels with
degree prior to 31 Dec 2011) with a February 13, 2012 start date. MDA
plans to hire 35 more entry level engineers with a start date in June 2012
(all degree levels with degree prior to 31 May 2012) .
Launch your career alongside our nation's brightest minds as part of the
Missile Defense Agency (MDA). You will be mentored and gain the
experience and expertise you need to succeed. Stability, incredible
growth potential and work/life balance are the benefits of a career with
MDA. All of that, and the chance to preserve freedom and protect your
world. This is not your average career development opportunity. Then
again, MDA is not your average government agency. The Missile Defense
Career Development Program (MDCDP)
We are currently assembling an entry-level team of college graduates to
assist in developing and deploying one of the most challenging and
advanced technological undertakings since the Manhattan Project.
We currently have 250 participants in the MDCDP. The MDCDP is a fully
paid, two-year developmental program that allows students possessing the
degrees we need, to apply their talents to the unique challenges faced by
MDA. You will earn a competitive salary and enjoy outstanding benefits
while working alongside some of the brightest and most motivated thinkers
of our time.
We are currently seeking recent college graduates with degrees in:
Engineering (Bachelor, Master and PhD) all disciplines of engineering.
Learn more about the MDCDP
IF you want to learn more about the MDCDP by speaking with MDCDP
engineers, the MDCDP Project Manager and Human Resources representatives,
request your career services office schedule a Video Tele-Conference to be
held between interested students and Missile Defense Agency
representatives. Requests from career services personnel may be made to
Paul Summer, Human Resource Specialist, Missile Defense Agency - e-mail :
paul.summer at mda.mil<mailto:paul.summer at mda.mil> . VTC presentations
include an MDA mission video, overview of the MDCDP and tutorial on using
USA Jobs to apply to civil service positions as we as a question and
To apply to the MDCDP
Prepare a resume which articulates your scholastic, community and work
experience and paints a clear picture of who you are. Be clear about your
academic accomplishments, what your academic projects and work experience
have taught you, and the roles you have played in each effort. Scan your
unofficial (if still in school) or official (if graduated) transcripts.
Open an account on US Jobs and upload and store your resume and
transcripts. Monitor www.MDACareers.com<http://www.MDACareers.com> at the
entry level career development tab to find the link to our USA Jobs
announcement. You can also set up a search by agency using "Defense,
Missile Defense Agency" which will deliver to your e-mail address a daily
e-mail listing of all MDA jobs to include the formal MDCDP announcement.
When the announcement opens, follow the application procedures detailed in
the USA Jobs announcement. Apply as soon as you are aware the announcement
is open as it will only be open for a short period of time. MDA is an
equal opportunity employer.
Paul O. Summer
Human Resources Specialist - Recruiter
Missile Defense Agency Human Resources
256-313-9538 (DSN 897-9538)
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