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Missile Defense Career Development Program


MDA offers entry-level opportunities through the Missile Defense Career Development Program (MDCDP).

What Is the MDCDP?


Entry Level OpportunitiesMDA offers entry-level opportunities for recent college graduates and those about to graduate college through the Missile Defense Career Development Program (MDCDP). During this three-year program, you will acquire valuable technical and work-related skills through rotational assignments that include seminars, formal classroom training, and on-the-job training. MDA will pair you with a mentor who will help you evaluate your career path as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth. You will work hand-in-hand with industry partners who develop our technology — managing, overseeing, and helping guide development that keeps America safe.

The Benefits

Along with the salary, training, and all of the benefits of federal employment, you will be eligible for promotion opportunities throughout the program and may be able to take advantage of continuing education opportunities, recruitment, and/or relocation bonuses, and repayment of student loans.

When to Apply?

MDA is now accepting applications for its Missile Defense Career Development Program(MDCDP)! Please see the chart below for current openings and continue to check this page for the Future Career Opportunities listed below.

Please see the following chart to explore the opportunities for which MDA is recruiting:

Career Opportunities - Recruitment Blitz 2019!

Job Title
Dates Open
Occupational series
Starting Salary
Promotion Potential
Location
General Engineer

Sep 10 –
Oct 31, 2019
GS-0801 GS 07 Step 1: $47,264
GS 09 Step 1: $57,809
GS-12 Colorado Springs, Colorado; Dahlgren, Virginia; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
General Engineer Sep 10 –
Oct 31, 2019
GS-0801 GS 07 Step 1: $43,329
GS 09 Step 1: $53,001
GS-12 Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Budget Analyst Sep 10 –
Oct 31, 2019
GS-0560 GS 07 Step 1: $47,016
GS 09 Step 1: $57,510
GS-11 Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Future Career Opportunities

Human Resources Specialist   GS-0201 Grade 7 Step 1: $43,329 Grade 9 Step 1: $53,001 GS-11 Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

 

Check back for more updates and opportunities!