About MTEP

** Application Deadline Extended **

Please re-submit your MTEP Application if you applied via the Online Form. 

Due to a technical error with the form our MTEP deadline has been extended and the application is available via SurveyMonkey:

Candidate Applications due on May 10, 2019

Host Applications due on May 17, 2019

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The purpose of the Management Talent Exchange Program (MTEP) is to give small and medium sized local government agencies employee exchange opportunities so that participants can develop new experiences, competencies and relationships. The program is designed to specifically address the problem of preparing the next generation of senior managers in public agencies in these tough economic times and is an excellent opportunity for employees to gain essential skills for maximum career potential.


If you’re a manager/executive hosting or sending a participant:

  • Maximize your organization’s capacity in tough times
  • Initiate low cost strategy for staff development
  • Generate talented, prepared leaders
  • Learn while mentoring emerging leaders

If you’re an entry or mid-level manager participating in the program:

  • Supercharge your career (in just 3 months)
  • Develop new skills, experiences and relationships
  • Networking opportunities
  • Coaching and mentoring from local government leaders
  • Keep track of trends in local government

General Program Timeline:

  • Application Period: April 1, 2019 – May 10, 2019
  • Interviews: Week of May 20th
  • Notification of Placements: June 2019
  • Kick-off Meeting: August 2019
  • Exchange: September 2 – December 6, 2019
  • MTEP Learning Forums – TBD
  • MTEP Graduation: December 11, 2019
  • For questions for additional information, please visit www.discovermtep.org or email info@discovermtep.org.