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2018 Associates Application

Associates Program Description:

The Associates Program prepares entry-level professionals for future roles as leaders in government and industry by offering hands-on and practical education in a participatory and collaborative environment. This unique program fosters career growth through coaching and classroom training as well as independent and team exercises.

Career advancement for professionals in government and industry

Professional Development

  • Learn about issues in our industry and hear real world tips and techniques from peers, coaches, and instructors
  • Perform practical, interactive exercises based on both Government and industry culture
  • Develop soft skills necessary to advance more rapidly in our industry
  •  Receive up to 2 CEUs


  • Provide insight and knowledge from Government and industry essential to students
  • Accelerate professional and personal growth, build confidence and discover solutions to challenges


  • Experience ACT IAC collaboration through classes, volunteer events, social events, and special projects
  • Build relationships with peers, coaches, and ACT IAC members

Applicant Criteria:

  • Candidates should be GS 7 – 11 (government) entry-level managers or professionals (industry) with 2 -5 years of experience in project management, contracting, customer service, technical or in another key role in their organizations.
  • Each candidate must be employed by an ACT-IAC member company.
  • Each candidate must be recommended by an executive in his or her company or agency, or by a member of the ACT-IAC Fellows Community, and complete an application and meet the baseline criteria.

Tuition:  $1,995.00

ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE by 5:00 pm Monday, January 22nd

Access and complete your 2018 Associates Application here



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