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Associates Application

2020 Associates Application

Applications for the 2020 Class of Associates are CLOSED

Applicant Criteria:

  • 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, and complete an application and meet the baseline criteria.

The ideal applicant:

  • Is a federal employee (Grade 7-11) OR an industry entry-level professional, with 1-6 years of professional work experience.
  • Has experience in project management, contracting, customer service, technical or in another key role in their organization. 
  • Is considered a “rising star” in their organization.
  • Possess a willingness to learn.
  • Is willing to dedicate 4-8 hours per month for ACT-IAC Associate activities between February and November.
  • Has been recommended by a sponsor within their agency who is willing to pay tuition fees for the program and ensure the candidate is available for all activities outlined in the calendar of events. 

Tuition:  $1,995.00
This fee includes all meals, training and facilities fees.

Important Dates:

  • November 20, 2019 - Applications open for the 2020 Class
  • Deadline Extended January 10, 2020 5:00 PM EST - Applications close
  • January 20 - 24, 2020 - Notifications made to all applicants


Click here to view a PDF of the 2020 Associates Application

Click here to view the 2020 Associates Program Calendar



Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:30am to 5:00pm

Events and Forums

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

COI Meetings

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am