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New Horizons Program Benefits

Developmental Activities

The 2009 Career Evolution Program is designed to be an exceptional opportunity for training in the stimulating environment of TSA Headquarters. Participants in this program will be equipped with an in-depth understanding of the vital role TSA plays and will develop important leadership skills to advance their career. Key developmental components of the program include:

Cutting Edge Homeland Security Immersions

  • Homeland Security seminars
  • Homeland Security operations
  • Homeland Security exercise

Comprehensive Career Development

  • Peer mentors and senior advisors
  • Access to experts
  • Professional career coaches
  • Individual career development plans
  • Optional rotational assignments

Management Skills Training

  • Professional writing assessment
  • Presentation and communications training
  • Structured interview training

Career Core Government Training

  • Acquisition/project management training
  • Special project exercise
  • Government best practices brown bag luncheons and experiences

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: Salary is typically between $40,000 to $60,000 per year, depending on your qualifications. Eligibility for a promotion begins after one year.
  • Benefits: Program participants will be entitled to a comprehensive federal compensation package that includes health and life insurance, federal retirement program, paid sick and annual leave, 10 paid holidays a year, and a Thrift Savings Plan (Federal 401K plan).

Latest revision: 18 January 2013