"Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid."

- Goethe

Who Should Apply:

Applicants should be young professionals and graduate students, men and women who want to place their talents at the service of others and to become the best professionals they can be.


The application deadline is July 31. You will need to complete our online application and email the following items to

1) Your updated resume
2) A short bio of yourself (150 words or less)
3) Why you would like to attend the DC Accelerator (150 words or less)

Acceptance emails will be sent by August 14.

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Monthly Training Seminars:

Attendance at the monthly seminars can be in-person or via Zoom. Training takes place on the first Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9pm:

  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 3
  • December 1
  • January 5
  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4

There will be an all-day workshop and cookout on Saturday, August 29. The event includes a thorough orientation to key principles and in-depth exercises on the purpose of your work. It is an excellent opportunity to meet your fellow Associates and our coaches.

Thanks to the generous support of the Busch School of Business, the evening seminars are held at:

Maloney Hall, Seminar Room 301
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20064

Coaching Pods:

Coaching sessions take place with a “Pod” of 5 to 8 participants led by an executive coach, a format that combines experienced advice with the support of a team. The dates and times are scheduled by each Pod, and most meetings happen virtually (via Zoom).


The program fee for 2020-21 is $400 ($40 per month), a reduction of $800 from the normal cost of the program.
The $40 fee is collected on a monthly basis. Participants can withdraw at any time with no further obligation.

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Companies our Associates come from*

*Affiliations for identification purposes only.