Application Instructions

Summary of Goals

In a concise statement, provide a summary of your current educational program objectives and your long-range professional goals.

It is crucial that you address each of the following:

  • Why you want to work for the Department of Defense?
  • How you think that you will benefit from working as part of the DoD civilian workforce?

Retention applicants also need to address the following:

  • How will this academic program and resulting degree benefit the DoD? Please be specific.

Your response will be limited to 5,000 characters, including spaces. You must enter a minimum of 2,500 characters. Please cite any sources used in your statement.