Day: September 20, 2011

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program

The civilian sector of the Department of Defense (DoD) is now accepting applications from master’s level graduate students for the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program

The PMF is a two year internship program open to graduate students in their final year of study that will allow them great experience and the opportunity to become a full-time employee of the federal government upon completion of the fellowship. The application is open only to those graduate students in their final year of study and the fellowship begins after graduating.

The deadline for applications is September 25th and for nominations is September 30th!

More information about the application process, including: eligibility, timeline and the selection process is available on their official website,  If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Rhea-Ann Moses at

Contact Information:

Rhea-Ann L Moses
Michigan Technological University STAR Representative
Recruitment Assistance Division
Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service
Phone: (703) 501 – 9673

Prestigious Scholarships Workshops/Informational Meetings Announced

A series of workshops and informational sessions for prestigious scholarships are free and open to students and faculty. Here are the details:

  • Who am I? Writing about yourself on essays.
    5 to 6 p.m., today, Sept. 20, Fisher 125
    Bring your resume.
  • The Fulbright Scholarship
    3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, Fisher 132
    US citizens and permanent residents only.
  • Writing the Essays
    7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, Fisher 101
    Either bring one you’re working on or sample questions will be provided. Bring paper and pencil/pen.
  • Reference Letters
    Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct 12, ME-EM 405

For more information, contact Associate Professor Mary Durfee (SS) at 487-2112, or at .

Published in Tech Today.

Panel Reviewer Tips on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Sponsored Program Enhancement will be hosting the following panel session, Panel Reviewer Tips on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program on Thursday, September 22nd from noon to 1:00 in Ballroom 3 of the Memorial Union. Panel speakers include:

Dr. Michele Miller, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Dr. Linda Ott, Computer Science

Dr. Aurenice Oliveira, Electrical Engineering Technology

Drinks and dessert will be served.  Registration for the panel session is available at:  Please contact Jodi Lehman ( with any questions.