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.
NOTE: The previous
"PMF Guide for Agencies" included program guidance based on
previous PMF Program regulations. The PMF Program Office is
planning to replace the Guide with a "PMF Program Operations
Manual" based on current Pathways Programs regulations. The Manual
will be posted to this webpage and communicated to participating
Federal agencies once available.
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
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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
|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.