Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

Learn How to Apply. Click here.Designed for graduate-level students, this program aims to attract to the Federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. The program spans the entire Federal government and is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Program Length

Two years. Presidential Management Fellows may be converted to a permanent position upon completion of the program.

Participating Components



Various locations across the U.S.


$45,627 with promotion potential to $66,167 base pay. Additional salary varies by geographic location, from four to 35 percent of base salary. To view locality pay, visit the Office of Personnel Management.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals who have completed within the past two years, a qualifying advanced degree (e.g., masters or professional degree) or will meet advanced degree requirements by August 31 of the year following the annual application announcement must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be able to obtain and hold a security clearance

Application Deadline

Visit the Presidential Management Fellows Program application site for more information.

Application Requirements and How to Apply

For more information on the application and selection process, visit the Presidential Management Fellows Program website.

Who to Contact for Additional Information

Visit for more information about the Presidential Management Fellows Program.

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