Presidential Management Fellows (PMF)Program

Gateway to the Federal Government

Attention 3L and LLM Students

The 2010-2011 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application season will open on Friday, October 1.   The PMF Program offers paid two-year federal government fellowships to graduate students interested in the public sector.  More than 80 Federal agencies recruit through this program and offer positions in public policy and administration, domestic or international issues, information technology, human resources, engineering, health and medical sciences, law (very limited), financial management, and many other fields in support of public service programs.

PMF Application Open Period: Friday, October 1 – Friday, October 15, 2010

How to Apply:  Applicants must (1) complete an online application, (2) create and link a USAJOBS resume, and (3) submit a Nomination Form, Statement of Interest, and law school resume to Karen Warren in the Career Development Office, by 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 18.

1.      Applicants apply online using USAJOBS at or via a link from the PMF website’s “How to Apply/PMF Application”

2.      During the application process, applicants will be required to link their online USAJOBS resume, complete an online qualifications questionnaire, and print the PMF Nomination Form (OPM Form 1300) for the nomination process.  On-line application deadline is Friday, October 15.

3.      The Statement of Interest should describe your objectives and motivation in seeking a PMF fellowship and a career in public service (no page requirement).  Your Statement of Interest, law school resume, and Nomination Form should be submitted to Karen Warren in the CDO on or before 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 18.

More Information:  Further information on the PMF Program and selection process can be found on the PMF website ( or CDO Student Portal under the PMF folder. 

If you have further questions after reviewing the PMF website and documents on the CDO Student Portal, please contact Karen Warren (