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You’ve worked hard to graduate—burning the midnight oil and reaching for excellence in all you do. Now you’re ready to make a difference in the world. That’s why you should launch your new career with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
MDA is a research, development, acquisition and testing agency within the Department of Defense. We face one of the most complex and challenging missions in our nation’s history — developing and fielding an intercontinental range of defensive systems to work as one robust ballistic missile defense system. And you can contribute to meeting this vital mission.
Get what you need to succeed. Through the Missile Defense Career Development Program, we can offer you a two-year, fully paid developmental assignment that allows you to experience a variety of challenges while being on the fast track to success in the missile defense community. You’ll be working with, and learning from, an elite corps of engineers, scientists and management professionals.
Nothing stays the same. The technologies evolve from week to week—and so do the challenges. You’ll be accomplishing things that some said couldn’t be done. This could include working on advancements involving everything from sophisticated radars and sensors, to complex communications solutions, to robust rocket systems and directed energy weapons.
Start at the top. And work your way up. We’ll get you started with the right mentors and help you along the way. In fact, you’ll be working with the best minds in the world. This is not your average career opportunity—but MDA is not your average government organization.
Get the most out of your new career and serve your country at the same time. Join MDA and expect far greater job satisfaction than you ever imagined.
U.S. Missile Defense Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. Citizenship required.