Friday, September 9, 2011

Missile Defense Agency Hiring Entry-Level Engineers

 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 :<> . 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 answer session.

 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 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.