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Basic Program Information

  • Agency-wide development program for GS 11-12 civil servants with at least 1 year of experience with NASA, term or permanent employees
  • 1 year part-time program, including 4 training modules, shadowing of senior leaders, group projects, and individual development
  • 40 participants max
  • Addresses the personal effectiveness, business acumen, and leading people dimensions of the NASA Leadership Model
    Leadership Model
    Assessments of leadership skills
  Program Outcomes
Participants will:
  • Have an increased awareness of self, others, and the Agency
  • Have a broader understanding of what it means to work for NASA
  • Possess an increased understanding of what it means to be a fully functioning team member and leader
  • Have a greater understanding of personal influence skills and how to use those skills effectively for NAS
  • Be part of a cadre of future NASA leaders who will be inspired, motivated, and eager to play a vital role in the future of NASA
 

How to Apply

Selections for the NASA FIRST program are conducted at the center-level and submitted to the Agency each September. Please contact your Center Training Office for additional details and specifics on the center application and selection process.

NASA FIRST Center POCs

Program Application Forms:

  • NASA FIRST - Agency Leadership Development Program Application
  • NASA FIRST - Agency Leadership Development Program Supplemental Application

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Last Updated February, 2014