History and Overview
Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate
students with exciting Federal opportunities.
For Future Leaders
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, rotations,
feedback on your work plus an opportunity to make government work
For Federal Agencies
Agencies can hire very competitive individuals from a network of
graduate schools that nominate their best students. Finalists are
pre-qualified at the GS-9 level, although agencies may initially
appoint at the GS-9, GS-11 or GS-12, or equivalent. Find out more.