Grow With Us
Your growth and development as a leader is the cornerstone of
the PMF Program. Training and career development opportunities are
built into the program, specifically:
- Formal Training:
At least 80 hours per year of the fellowship, on topics related to
leadership, as well as consistent with your target
- Individual Development Plan (IDP):
A way to track your development goals and chart your progress
- Annual Performance Plan and Review:
Just like every other Federal employee, you will be evaluated
against a performance plan created by you and your supervisor
giving you helpful feedback and ways to improve.
- Developmental Assignment:
This four to six-month rotational
opportunity will help you learn how to lead a project
involving different stakeholders in order to achieve a goal of some
benefit to your agency and the American people.
- Special Events:
Organized by your agency, OPM, or the PMF Program Office,
these events will give you opportunities to network with your peers
and learn about their experiences.
- Rotations (Optional):
Of one to six month durations, giving you a rare opportunity to
see how other parts of government function, combined with the
required developmental assignment, these are referred to as
If you want to take advantage of these unique opportunities, go
to the Become a
PMF webpage to learn about the application process or to the Current PMFs
webpage to learn about the fellowship.