DOI Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program: Since 1977, the PMF program has been the federal government`s leading leadership development program for advanced students. The program is aimed at people who have recently graduated from an accredited educational institution. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of the end of the advanced degree. For more information, see: www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads and www.pmf.gov/. Appointees to this program are called Fellows and are placed on an exempt service date as part of a dynamic two-year management development program. The PMF Program Office has announced dates for the next PMF 2020 category. The application is currently open and ends on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm (EST). For more information and how to apply, click here. Find a BLM Pathways Program Coordinator near you for information on current sales opportunities. After completing the PMF program and being certified by the DOI Executive Resources Board, a Fellow cannot be competitively transformed into a permanent or temporary vocation in the competition department.