The IWD supports civilian employees by providing a structure to facilitate professional growth and development. This includes a variety of programs to help employees develop the skills and competencies needed to advance their
careers. The Employee Resource Center is designed to serve as one stop shopping option for professional development resources. In order to understand how to use the Employee Resource Center it is important to be familiar with the different sources of training and information. Employees are encouraged to work their supervisors and their Community of Interest (COI) to determine where they need further development and to lay out a plan to reach their career goals.
Taken directly in the Total Workforce Management Services (TWMS) System and Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) is automatically recorded in Official Personnel Files (OPFs).
Consult the Civilian Mandatory Training spreadsheet to view training requirements for civilians and supervisors of civilians
Civilians and their supervisors have easy access to free on-site training classes sponsored by the Human Resources and Organizational Management Branch (HROM). Classes are conveniently held at the Pentagon and MCB Quantico, and include soft-skills training, pre-retirement workshops, supervisor training, and the Marine Corps Acculturation Program (MCAP).
Access the HROM training portal to view, complete, and cancel course registration
Several opportunities are available for DoD employees, including DCIPS employees, to continue their training, education and professional development within the Intelligence and Security field. Employees may learn more about professional development initiatives and take advantage of learning opportunities by way of the following sites. Note, these sites may require DoD credentials for access.
The DoD Intelligence Training and Education Board (DITEB) is the community of practice for the DoD Intelligence training and education enterprise.
The National Intelligence University (NIU) is the Intelligence Community's degree granting institution with a far-reaching mission to educate and prepare intelligence officers to meet current and future challenges to the national security of the United States. Students may obtain a Bachelor or Masters of Science in Intelligence.
DoD Intelligence and Security Professional Certification Program: The Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USC(I)) has established the goal of professionalizing the defense intelligence and security workforce. One of the primary ways professionalizing the defense intelligence and security workforce. One of the primary ways professionalization is facilitated through certification programs.
The Academic Degree Program (ADP) provides limited financial assistance for employees seeking an Academic Degree, Professional License, or Certification, which support your organization's vision, mission and goals. The ADP is open to all civilian marines and pay systems except NAF & SES, who have their own programs.
For more information visit the Academic Degree Program site.
Sample Request Form
Interested Civilian Marines should contact Haydee Martinez: email@example.com
The Competitive Professional Development Program(CPDP) establishes a transparent and equitable forum for nominating Civilian Marine Corps Intelligence personnel for top-tier professional development opportunities. Each year, a call for packages goes out across the Marine Corps Intelligence Enterprise. All Marine Corps Information Intelligence personnel covered under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS)are eligible to apply. During this period, employee's are afforded the opportunity to apply for academic work study, long term study, joint duty assignments (JDA's),and rotations. For additional information, please see the attachments below. All questions can be directed to Ms. Emily Jackson, Information Workforce Division (IWD), Deputy Commandant for Information(DCI) at 703-889-3443 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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CPDP Program Guide