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CXO Fellows Program: We've saved a spot for you

Program Overview

The CXO Fellows Program is a VIRTUAL professional development program that engages the next generation of federal leaders in acquisition/procurement, financial management/budget, human capital, information technology, and data. Throughout the year-long program, CXO Fellows have the opportunity to grow professionally and build a diverse network of rising leaders from across the Federal Government.

CXO Fellows remain in their current positions at their home agency and come together about three times a month as a cohort for developmental sessions in leadership, cross-functional and interagency collaboration, and career development. In these sessions, CXO Fellows meet with leaders in the federal management community and gain valuable insight into innovative initiatives and best practices.

There is no cost to participate in the program. Download the CXO Fellows Digital Brochure to learn more. Plus, share the brochure with your supervisor, colleagues, or anyone who may be interested in the program!

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How to Apply

Application Period

The application period for the FY2023 cohort will begin on May 1. Click here to access the essay questions to prepare for the application. Please contact your agency for any agency guidelines.

Starting May 1, click here to apply to the program. The application period ends on June 10 at 5:00pm (EST).

Who Are the CXO Fellows?

CXO Fellows are mid-level federal employees (GS09-GS13) who have demonstrated leadership potential. To be considered, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be working within the acquisition/procurement, financial management/budget, human capital, information technology, or data functions.
  • Must be in the grades of GS09-GS13.
  • Must be approved by the applicant's agency supervisor.
  • Must be located within the United States of America. Applicants are no longer required to be stationed in the Washington, DC-area.
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Mission, Vision, and Purpose

  • MISSION: Connect the rising leaders across government in Finance, IT, Acquisition, Human Capital, and Data.
  • VISION: Build relationships through cross-community collaboration and interactive discussions.
  • PURPOSE: Invest in outstanding federal employees by broadening the scope of their knowledge and developing well-rounded leaders.
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