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Award / Eligibility Details: The PMF Program is a leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, but is designed to develop a cadre of potential government leaders. The PMF Program inculcates a lasting bond as well as a spirit of public service, ultimately encouraging and leading to a career in the government. Successful PMF candidates will bring fresh, new ideas and a willingness to take on challenges never dreamed possible. Your zeal for the position will serve to spark new energy and excitement in your co-workers. As part of the PMF "fraternal order," you will portray your elite status through the quality of your work and service to your country. You will need to demonstrate leadership, foster teamwork, set goals and, in the end, deliver something of value to the American people.

In addition to salary and benefits, the PMF Program provides a fast-paced opportunity to gain experience and develop your talents. You will be challenged with opportunities to flourish into a problem solver, strategic thinker and future leader. In addition to working at a single Federal agency, you may have the option to participate in a rotational opportunity at another agency. The PMF Program solicits applicants annually via an announcement on USAJOBS ( and as a link on its website. The announcement will include detailed instructions on how to apply.

Deadline: Late November each year

Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Graduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development, Public Service Program

Field of Study: Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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