The PMF Program has a rich history going back to 1977 when
President Carter issued Executive Order 12008 establishing "The
Presidential Management Intern Program." Four follow-on Executive
Orders renamed and refined the program, laying out the rules by
which the program would be administered by the U.S. Office of
Personnel Management (OPM).
President Obama's Executive Order 13562 made additional changes
to the PMF Program and combined it under the Pathways Programs
umbrella. A copy of the regulations (current and previous) can be
The table below contains a variety of Program regulations,
policies, Executive orders, and a fact sheet.
Transition and Implementation Guidance
||As a result of the Pathways regulations, this guidance
was created and distributed to participating Federal agencies on
how to transition and implement their Pathways Programs as of
06/22/2012. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file.
||Current regulations creating the Pathways Programs, and
impacting the PMF Program, posted in the Federal Register on May
11, 2012, as a result of Executive Order 13562. Regulations
effective July 10, 2012. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted
|| [332 KB]
Previous version of the PMF Program regulations posted in the
Federal Register on May 19, 2005, as a result of Executive Order
13318. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted 12/2010.
NOTE: These regulations were in
effect prior to the current Pathways Programs
regulations impacting the PMF Program.
This Adobe (.pdf) file, posted 12/2010, contains all
Program Executive Orders from 1977 to the present:
- Executive Order 13562 of December 27, 2010
- Executive Order 13318 of November 21, 2003
- Executive Order 12645 of July 12, 1988
- Executive Order 12364 of May 24, 1982
- Executive Order 12008 of August 25, 1977
|PMF Guide for Agencies
The PMF Guide for Agencies provides
information on the roles and responsibilities of the PMF Program
Office, Agency PMF Coordinators, PMFs and their supervisors. It
also provides program policy and procedural guidance to help
agencies administer their PMF Program. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file
last updated on 02/06/2009.
NOTE: This Guide has NOT been updated as a result of the
Pathways Programs regulations; efforts are underway to create a new
PMF Operations Manual to replace this Guide.
|Hiring a Presidential
Management Fellow Fact Sheet
||The fact sheet outlines the changes to the PMF Program as a
result of the Pathways Programs regulations. This is an Adobe
(.pdf) file posted on 05/11/2012.