STUDENTS, RECENT GRADUATES –
IT’S PMF TIME FOR 2020
Open and Closing Dates: 10/3/2019 to 10/17/2019
Kathryn Troutman, October 4, 2019
From Oct. 3 to Oct. 17, 2019, the Presidential Management Fellows application for the program’s Class of 2020 is posted now. The entire initial application process, including submission of all necessary documents, must be completed by October 17th.
Read the overview: Become a PMF Overview.
Read about the 2020 PMF Application here.
View the USAJOBS Announcement here.
Become a PMF – Find a Job –
Talent Management System
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program seeks eligible individuals for assessment and potential subsequent selection as Finalists to obtain appointments as Fellows in the Federal Government.
Applicants must have obtained a qualifying advanced degree (master’s, professional, or doctorate), including the successful defense/completion of any required thesis/dissertation, within the two years preceding the opening date of this announcement (e.g., between October 3, 2017, through October 3, 2019), or expect to complete a qualifying advanced degree by August 31, 2020. The qualifying advanced degree must be from an accredited academic institution.
Yes, as determined by agency policy.
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- 9 Samples of 3 or 4 page Recent Graduate Student Federal Resumes with emphasis on Education
Federal Resumes average 3 to 4 pages for Recent Graduates
Education first on the Federal resume
- Include a list of your relevant courses
- Include descriptions of significant courses
- Describe significant papers
- Add descriptions of your major projects
- Add titles and describe Thesis and Dissertation
Each paid or volunteer employer or internship should include Month and year to month and year; hours per week. USAJOBS, OPM requirement. See the USAJOBS Builder. This is to get credit for hours of experience.
Volunteer, Non-Profit, Activities
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