Service to America Medals

Register now to receive your invitation to watch the 2021 virtual celebration on November 1 at 8 p.m. EDT! And if you know a federal employee who demonstrates innovation, strong leadership and a passion for public service in their work, we are accepting 2022 nominations until January 14, 2022.

Apply for the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program

The Partnership, supported by Schmidt Futures, has created a new opportunity that will place students into a paid summer internship with the federal government to gain valuable work experience and make a difference for our country.

Retracing Steps: Reflecting on Management Lessons in Public Health Data Infrastructure During COVID-19

Our latest report shares case studies that highlight how public health teams responded to the pandemic. Explore lessons on addressing public health data infrastructure challenges and developing strategies to strengthen equitable pandemic response.

The Partnership turns 20

Partnership President and CEO Max Stier examines the Partnership’s work over the past two decades and a new digital timeline explores the Partnership’s impact on government since our founding in 2001.

Trading Places: The Benefits, Challenges and Potential of Federal Public-Private Talent Exchanges

In a new report, the Partnership and EY offer agencies a set of best practices and strategies for maximizing the potential of federal public-private talent exchanges.

Applications are open for the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Talent Exchange Program

Apply today to host or serve as a candidate for this program allowing federal agencies to temporarily employ experienced non-federal professionals interested in making a difference on a national scale.

Roadmap for Renewing Our Federal Government

The updated “Roadmap for Renewing Our Federal Government” includes 38 recommendations to help Congress, the administration and agencies lead government reform in four critical areas.

Want a more effective Congress? Look no further.

We just launched the Alliance for Congress, a new initiative that will help Congress better serve the public good and meet the diverse needs and interests of our nation.

Political Appointments Tracker

Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt and Partnership President and CEO Max Stier each wrote recent op-eds on fixing the Senate confirmation process for political appointees. For a closer look at the status of President Biden’s appointments, visit our Political Appointee Tracker.

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a better government and a stronger democracy.

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Government Modernization

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Employee Engagement

We’ve given over 200 briefings using our Best Places to Work data and honored over 500 outstanding federal employees through our Service to America medals.

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Mission Support Leadership Program

Federal Employees,GS-12-14

Mission Support Leadership Program

Develops GS-12 to GS-14 federal employees in acquisitions (LEAP), financial management, HR and IT, preparing them to become more effective leaders.

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Gov21 | The 21st Century Government Innovation Program

Federal Employees,GS-14-15

Gov21 | The 21st Century Government Innovation Program

Prepares federal employees to tackle problems in innovative ways and become more effective in their roles.

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Preparing to Lead

Federal Employees,GS-7-11

Preparing to Lead

Prepares federal employees to take on leadership responsibilities and become more effective in their current roles.

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