Advice for Acing the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Application

Advice for Acing the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Application

In a previous post, I summarized the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Class of 2013 PMF Assessment Prep Guide, excerpting key segments of their advice and embedding the document for your convenience. They’ve really put together an excellent resource there and I’m impressed overall with the work of the new group that’s leading the charge. Props to the PMF team.

While I am not eligible to apply (finished grad school many moons ago!), I wanted to have an even better sense of the experience of a …

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PMF Assessment Prep Guide: Top Tips from the Official Source

PMF Assessment Prep Guide: Top Tips from the Official Source

 

As November 5 approaches (yes, there is something else happening other than the election that week), the opportunity for prospective Presidential Management Fellows (PMFs) to apply for one of government’s most prestigious programs looms large on the horizon.

Knowing that PMFs likely have a lot of questions about the process, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management released its new 2013 Assessment Preparation Guide (embedded here for your convenience).

 

2013 PMF Assessment Preparation Guide 10-18-12

 

While it’s only a 9-page document and should be a quick review, I …

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Applying to the PMF Program: Does the Type of Degree You Received Matter?

Applying to the PMF Program: Does the Type of Degree You Received Matter?

Last week, the Robertson Foundation for Government and GovLoop launched PathtoPMF.com – a new website and guide designed to assist potential applicants to the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. The program has expanded over time, including significant changes to the eligible requirements to ensure that the broadest possible number of prospects would consider applying for the program. 
 
As a result of those changes, there has been an increasing number of students beyond the more traditional public administration or public affairs graduate degree programs that have successfully applied and gained …

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Announcing 2013 “Path To PMF” Interactive Website and Guide

Announcing 2013 “Path To PMF” Interactive Website and Guide

The Robertson Foundation for Government, a nonprofit family foundation dedicated to helping government meet its talent needs by identifying, educating, and motivating top U.S. graduate students to pursue federal government careers, and GovLoop, the leading knowledge network for government, today announced the launch of “Path to PMF” (www.pathtopmf.com), an interactive website and guide to provide information and assistance for applicants to the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program (http://www.pmf.gov).

PathtoPMF.com is an interactive online resource designed to serve as the “go-to” guide for prospective applicants in …

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The PMF Program: OPEN THREAD

The PMF Program: OPEN THREAD

Read our PMF guide? – still got questions about the 2013 PMF program?

Use this open thread to ask away (anonymous or real name) & we’ll get ’em answered. Anything is fair game, from deadline dates and logistics to specific case by case questions.

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