Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

The PMF Program is a great leadership training ground. You’ll perform valuable service to the American people while jump-starting your career, whatever you envision that to be. You’ll get full salary and benefits as well as challenging assignments, training, mentoring, plus an opportunity to make government work better

Tentative dates for the upcoming PMF Class of 2020 application cycle appear below. General information can be found throughout the Become a PMF section of this website, including Eligibility, Application Process, Application Tips, and Assessment Process.

In addition, the 2020 PMF Assessment Preparation Guide has been posted under the Assessment Process webpage.


(All deadlines are based on Eastern Time)

NOTE: The dates below are approximate and subject to change. Please check frequently for any updates.

Date Description
October 3-17, 2019 The 2020 PMF application is anticipated to open at Noon (ET), Thursday, October 3, 2019, and close at Noon (ET), Thursday, October 17, 2019
Week of November 25, 2019 Announcement of the PMF Class of 2020 Finalists
Week of December 2, 2019 Informational Webinar for 2020 Finalists


By Judy Stein
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