Please contact your assignment officer if you are interested in participating in Training with Industry.
BACKGROUND: The Army’s Training with Industry (TWI) Program is a one year work-experience training program designed to take selected officers out of the military environment and expose them to the latest commercial business practices, organizational structures and cultures, technology development processes, and the latest corporate management techniques. This assignment will be unlike any you have had or will have in the future.
Lt. Gen. Bill Phillips served in a TWI position as a captain and believes it “certainly helped me throughout my career. I see TWI as an incredibly powerful broadening assignment. The experience a young officer gains from going out and working with industry up front and early is invaluable.”
The companies that partner with the Army in this training program are developers of innovative, cutting-edge technologies and/or established business leaders in their respective fields. Each TWI has been established for officers to gain program management experience. Current companies participating are: Google, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, EADS North America, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics Land Systems, Intel, Cisco, CSC, and Boeing.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?: THIS OPPORTUNITY FOR FY14 IS OPEN TO ANY MAJOR OR LIEUTENANT COLONEL ELIGIBLE FOR ROTATION IN THE 14-02 ASSIGNMENT CYCLE.
HOW TO APPLY:
· Please visit the U.S. Army Human Resources Command website for further information on how to apply.
· The application deadline: November 8, 2013
· The convening date: November 8-11, 2013
· Program start date: Between June 2014 and September 2014
POC: If you have questions on how to apply or to discuss if this is a good fit for you, please contact your Assignment Officer. For other inquiries on specifics about the companies involved, please contact Marti Giella at (703) 805-2700, DSN 655-2700, or email Marti.Giella@us.army.mil, or Scott Greene at (703) 805-1229, DSN: 655-1229, or email Scott.Greene4@us.army.mil.
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