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1 University of Pennsylvania Presidential Management Fellows Program September 2010

2 PMF: What It Is Leadership Development Program for graduating Masters and PhD students 2-year fulltime job with full benefits in the Federal Government Provides professional development and opportunity for rotation Provides professional network

3 Benefits of the PMF Flexible starting grades: GS9, GS11, or GS12 Guarantee of appointment to full-time permanent position for those certified at completion of 2 years Streamlined application process thru (no KSAs required!)

4 Who’s Eligible for the 2011 PMF Students completing an accredited masters or PhD between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011 Students must receive nomination by their Dean, Assistant Dean, or Academic Program Director

5 If you plan to apply… This presentation serves as a summary of the application process. It’s very important to familiarize yourself with the website and note any details specifically applicable to your candidacy. –The website is currently being updated

6 PMF 2011: Important Dates Application for the PMF Class of 2011 opens via a vacancy announcement on USAJOBS opens October 1 Deadline for application is October 15 Nominations must be submitted by nominating official to PMF between October 15-31 Mid November 2010 Applicants officially notified of eligibility and nomination status Nominees notified of assessment date/time/location Mid-December 2010 Nominees notified of semi-finalist status via email January/February 2011 Assessments conducted nationwide for the semi-finalists Late February/Early March 2011 Nominees notified of finalist status Mid-March/Early April 2011 PMF Class of 2011 Finalists invited to Job Fair, Finalists contact recruiters, Agency visits (Washington, DC, metro area)

7 Application process Graduate students submit online application via USAJOBS– “Applicant” or via a link on PMF website Nominating Officials nominate applicants based on competitive nomination process – “Nominee” OPM invites Nominees to an online, un-proctored assessment – based on score, selected Nominees become “Semi-Finalists” Semi-Finalists are invited to an in-person assessment center (similar to previous assessment process) – based on score, selected Semi-Finalists become “Finalists” Finalists secure positions with a Federal Agency – upon appointment, status changes to “Fellow”

8 Application You may apply through your school or through CURF (Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships) Read the common list of errors (on PMF website) Review, review, review Submit application on-line at by 10/15 midnight deadline Print out copy of your submission verification Print nomination form and provide to your nominating official

9 Nomination process Submission of nominations must be done via fax and only one submission at a time (schools should keep copies of fax transmittals for verification) Schools are unable to verify fax submissions Applicants can check the status after a few business days via their Application Manager account The deadline for submitting nominations is 11:59:59 p.m. (Eastern Time), Sunday, October 31, 2010 Nomination Officials sign and fax the PMF Nomination Form only for students the school wishes to nominate Academia guidance and nomination information can be found on the PMF website – SHARE WITH YOUR NOMINATING OFFICIALS.

10 Nominating Officials School Nomination OfficialProvide materials to: BGSSusan RossJudy Jackson Fels InstituteDavid ThornburghKaren Kille GSEDr. Stanton WorthamJessie Harper Law SchoolGary Clinton PennDesignDepartment Chair SP2Jouretha Bourjolly WhartonPeggy Bishop LaneJennifer Savoie According to the PMF policies, the student's chair, program director, or dean should complete the nomination.

11 Penn’s Nomination Procedure using CURF By October 19, submit to CURF: –Resume –500 word statement of purpose –Nomination Form By October 27, CURF will make/confirm nomination decisions, notify applicants and submit nominations Applicants can confirm nomination with OMB

12 Application Procedures and Selection Criteria Several graduate and professional schools have their own nominating official and process. For those graduate and professional schools that do not, CURF provides a unified nominating process. In sequence, what the applicant needs to do is: 1. complete the Presidential Management Fellows Program application on the program web site program web site 2. Request for Nomination Form2. Request for Nomination Form completed and delivered to CURF 3. unofficial graduate transcript The CURF nominating official is: Cheryl Shipman Fellowships Coordinator, Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships 3601 Locust Walk 215-898-6066 Timeframe Applications must be submitted online and supplementary materials arrive at CURF no later than October 19th. Applicants must finish their graduate degree no later than August 31, 2010. External website

13 Tony Cho MCP ’05 PMF Class of 2005, Federal Transit Administration in the US Department of Transportation

14 Penn Class of 2009 PMFs Brittany Gibbs, MGA, HUD Timothy Murphy, MGA, Department of Energy Faith Cole, MCP

15 Penn Class of PMFs 2010 John Paul Christy, PhD in Classical Studies - Broadcasting Board of Governors Michael Freiman, PhD in Statistics - U.S. Census Bureau John Higgins, Master of Government Administration - Office of Housing Allan Medwick, Ed.D. in Education Policy, National Institutes of Health Ashley Robin, M.S. in Statistics, Measurement and Research – Food and Drug Administration There were four other were finalists. One has withdrawn and for three there is no indication that they have accepted.

16 Federal Government 2010 Fall Programs and Dates Finding & Applying for Federal Jobs and Internships Workshop - Tuesday, September 28 3 - 4 pm McNeil Building, Room 97 2010 Policy and Government Career Fair - Friday, October 1 11 - 3 pm Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge Business-related Jobs in the Federal Government Panel & Reception -(rescheduled from Spring 2010) Thursday, October 14 4 - 6 pm Houston Hall, Golkin Room International Development Careers in the Government Panel - Friday, October 29 12 - 1 pm Irvine Auditorium, Amado Recital Hall Insiders’ Perspective on Finding Jobs and Internships in the Government - November 2 4:30 - 5:30 pm McNeil Building, Room 97 Careers in Science & Engineering in the Federal Government Panel & Lunch - Friday, November 5 12 to 1 pm Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room State Department Information Session - TBA Department of Homeland Security Information Session -TBA AAAS Information Session -TBA

17 Federal Government – Career Services Web Resources Careers in Federal Government - “Make an Impact” website Explore the wide range of federal opportunities Resources for Your Federal Job and Internship Search Application tips for your government search Career Services Events & the Federal Career Fair Profiles of federal employees


19 Contact Information Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships: Cheryl Shipman, Career Services Advisors: Julie Miller Vick, Rosanne Lurie, Sharon Fleshman, Karen Kille, Fels Institute of Government,

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