Posts Tagged: Presidential Management Fellows

PMF 2015 Finalists Announced

The Office of Personnel Management just released the finalists for the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows program. Out of 7,800 applicants, 600 were selected to proceed to the next step in the application process, including 92 finalists for the STEM track. Congratulations to all the finalists! If you plan to apply next year, please be sureRead… Read more »


Early Navigation When I discovered GovLoop 5 years ago, I had no idea that it would become one of my favorite communities on the web.  As a government outsider, I stumbled onto GovLoop as a graduate student navigating the changing Presidential Management Fellowship application process in the fall of 2010. It was one of theRead… Read more »

Q&A Responses from “Resume Tips for Prospective PMFs” Google+ Hangout

Earlier this week, GovLoop hosted a Google+ Hangout designed to help applicants to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program in preparing their resumes. You can view the video recording and slides at this link: Resume Tips for Prospective PMFs Hangout participants asked over 25 questions and the PMF Program Office (PMFPO) took the time toRead… Read more »

Resume Tips for Prospective Presidential Management Fellows (and Everyone Else!)

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 itRead… Read more »

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.Read… Read more »

PMF Assessment Prep Guide: Top Tips from the Official Source

***2015-2016 applicants – we have an updated 2015-2016 guide you can download for free here** 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 thatRead… Read more »

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

Last week, the Robertson Foundation for Government and GovLoop launched – 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 applyingRead… Read more »

What Would We Do Without Interns?

I don’t know about you, but GovLoop really appreciates our interns. We try to give them meaningful (vs. menial) projects that enable them to learn something, expand their networks and advance their careers while they’re with us. We even call them Fellows vs. interns as it seems more distinguished…like the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.Read… Read more »