2015 PMF Open Thread

2015 PMF Open Thread

The 2014-15 Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) application season is almost here. The basics can be found at pmf.gov and some key information is:

Applications will be open from October 1–15 at USAJOBS.
OPM has two upcoming webcasts (Sep 30th and Oct 8th) where they’ll answer questions.
OPM also released the official 2015 assessment guide

In addition to OPM’s official PMF resources, here on Pathtopmf.com you’ll find a range of additional insights on the PMF Program. For instance:

Read our Unofficial Guide to Managing the PMF Application Process (updated for 2014-15) based on interviews with …

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PMF Finalists Announced: Open Thread

PMF Finalists Announced: Open Thread

OPM announced the PMF Finalists yesterday. 609 Finalists were announced (518 PMF finalists, 91 PMF STEM finalists) out of 7,000 that applied.

Congrats to the Finalists. Now is the time to find a job placement:
-Make sure to read the PMF Guide job placement section for tips on this area (download again at home page, excerpts also on job placement page)
-This year is both an in-person career fair and virtual events being held. Our most recent guide mainly covers the virtual aspect so I encourage you to …

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2014 PMF Application: Open Thread

2014 PMF Application: Open Thread

The 2013-14 Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) application season is almost here (you’ve probably seen that it’ll be open from October 1st – 15th).  OPM had a coffee chat with prospective applicants and launched their official PMF preparation guide on September 25th – you can check it out here.

As I type this message, we are updating our PathtoPMF guide to reflect these changes and aiming to be done by October 1.  While we are finishing, feel free to download our 2012-13 guide as most of it …

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Announcing – Making Global Impact: The Guide to International Jobs in Government

Announcing – Making Global Impact: The Guide to International Jobs in Government

Announcing Our Latest Career Guide…

“MAKING GLOBAL IMPACT: GUIDE TO
INTERNATIONAL JOBS IN GOVERNMENT”

If you’re interested in getting a government job in foreign policy or international affairs, you’ve come to the right place. The Robertson Foundation for Government (RFFG), GovLoop and the Association for Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) have produced a valuable guide entitled, “Making Global Impact: Guide to International Jobs in Government.” Download a free copy.

 

Until now, there has been no single resource that pulls together all of the information about globally-oriented government jobs into one …

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The PMF Application: OPEN THREAD

The PMF Application: OPEN THREAD

It’s application time – you’ve read the PMF guide for tips, you’ve watched the videos. Now’s the time to apply.

Use this open thread as a place to:
-Share your experience
-Ask a question
-Or maybe just to vent

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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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