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Presidential Management Fellowships

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program attracts outstanding masters or doctoral-level students to careers in the federal service. This rigorous two-year paid fellowship includes 80-hours of training each year, challenging assignments, accelerated promotions, and opportunities to network between agencies. It is a stepping stone to highly visible and respected leadership positions in the federal government. Fellows are hired by agencies and given exposure to domestic and international issues in the following areas:

  • Accounting/Finance/MBA
  • Health/Medical Science
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Public Policy
  • Engineering
  • Public Administration
  • Statistics
  • International Affairs
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law

American University students have done very well in this fellowship program: In 2014-15, AU had 43 finalists, which ranked first among all universities in the United States.

For More Information:

OPM PMF website: www.pmf.gov


Presidential Management Fellowship

13 SPA Students Named Finalists for Prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship

AU ranks first among qualifying schools in overall Presidential Management Fellow Finalists for the class of 2015.

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