PMF Semi-Finalists: OPEN THREAD

PMF Semi-Finalists: OPEN THREAD

Congratulations on being named a PMF Semi-Finalist!

That means you emerged from thousands of resumes to get an opportunity to shine at the in-person assessment. You can get advice on how to approach that phase of the process here:

http://pathtopmf.com/pmf-in-person-assessment/

Got questions? Ask ’em here or shoot us an email at andrew@govloop.com.

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Resume Tips for Prospective Presidential Management Fellows

We just finished hosting a Google+ On-Air Hangout designed to help prospective Presidential Management Fellows (PMFs) to navigate the application and assessment process – and, more specifically, to submit a resume that accurately reflects unique and valuable experience.

I wanted to be sure and share the recording and slide deck for those who missed it (or those who want to review it again):

SLIDES

If you have more questions, please submit them to pmfapplication@opm.gov or post them at The PMF Application: OPEN THREAD

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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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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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