Service Candidate Development Program (SESCDP)
SESCDP is an eighteen-month executive development program, which
prepares individuals at the GS-14/15 or equivalent level, for the
Senior Executive Service (SES). A goal of the SESCDP is to equip
participants with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish
the Department of the Interior mission by leading people and change.
SESCDP participants address the challenges of leadership within
the evolving mix of political thought and changing business needs
through executive learning and practical business applications.
Each participant receives a variety of developmental opportunities
structured around the Executive Core Qualifications and corresponding
competencies as defined by the Office of Personnel Management.