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The Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program

The Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program provides an excellent avenue for employment in a range of federal agencies. If you have questions about the PMF program, please contact your career counselor.

Interested students and graduates should carefully review the PMF Program and Application information located at: http://www.pmf.gov/opportunity/index.aspx
The very first step in successfully becoming a PMF is paying attention to the details of the application process. Below is an approximate timeline of the major steps in the process, as it relates to the PMF Class of 2013's application cycle. Please note the assessment process may impact dates shown below. The chart will be updated accordingly. All timelines are subject to change.

Monday, November 5, 2012: Application for the PMF Class of 2013 opens via a job opportunity announcement on USAJOBS at https://www.usajobs.gov/; search for "Presidential Management Fellows". Eligible applicants must also complete the on-line assessment prior to the announcement closing.

Monday, November 19, 2012: Application for the PMF Class of 2013 closes at 11:59pm (ET)

Wednesday, December 19, 2012: Deadline for applicants to submit supporting documentation for any claims for Veterans' Preference.

Mid-December 2012:
• Applicants notified of eligibility
• Semi-Finalists selected and notified
• Semi-Finalists start scheduling their in-person assessment

January/February 2013: In-person assessments conducted for Semi-Finalists

March 2013: Semi-Finalists notified of Finalist status via email

Spring 2013: PMF Class of 2013 Finalists Job Fair (Washington, DC, metro area)