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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order and has gone through many changes over the years. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, but is really designed with a more narrow focus - developing a cadre of potential government leaders. It provides some sustenance during the first years of employment and encourages development of leadership capabilities. The PMF Program inculcates a lasting bond as well as a spirit of public service, ultimately encouraging and leading to a career in the government.

In addition to salary and benefits, the PMF Program gives you a lot in return for your hard work. Your two-year appointment will provide a fast-paced opportunity to gain experience and develop your talents. You will be challenged with opportunities to flourish into a problem solver, strategic thinker and future leader. In addition to working at a single Federal agency, you may have the option to participate in a rotational opportunity at another agency. These rotational opportunities will challenge you even further and give you insight into how other areas of government operate.

The PMF Program is a paid program. While in the program you will receive full salary and benefits just like any other Federal employee. In addition, you may be eligible for repayment of your student loans or other recruitment incentives depending on the agency.

Website:
http://www.pmf.gov/

Deadline:
mid October

Application Procedure:
University nomination required

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Graduating students

Award Type:
Internship

Award Period:
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen

Last Updated:
June 15, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17