HBCU Virtual Hall C

Program Description: The importance of any fellowship program is the foundation of your application. A representative from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will present on best practices and skills needed to obtain entry into the esteemed Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program.


Speaker Bios:

Brandon Jacobsen, Communications and Outreach Lead, PMF Program Office, OPM

Brandon comes to the PMF Program Office as a Class of 2017 PMF himself, taking on a role in communications and outreach. Before embarking on a career in federal service, he spent nearly a decade in the education field, teaching high school Spanish and serving as the education director of a skateboarding nonprofit in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. He brings a passion for strengthening programs that empower others. Brandon has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Washington and an M.A. in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs from American University.