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2. Submit a video resume.
In no more than two minutes, tell us your story. Your video should include your full name, education, experience, skills, and anything else you would like to share with the selection committee.
3. Answer the essay question.
Your response must be between 300 to 500 words.
After Paul A. Volcker’s passing in 2019, former President Barack Obama expressed his appreciation and admiration for Mr. Volcker’s extraordinary contributions to public service.
“Paul Volcker believed not just in the power of markets but in the corresponding power of the government's duty to make sure those markets work for everyone…I'll remember Paul for his consummate wisdom, untethered honesty, and a level of dignity that matched his towering stature. To me, he was the very definition of integrity.”
What kind of leader do you aspire to be and why?
4. Answer one of the two short-response questions.
Your response must be no more than 300 words.
Option 1: Describe one positive change you would like to see in society and how government can play a role in supporting or driving this change.
Option 2: Public service is a high calling. Yet more than one-third of federal civilian employees are eligible for retirement in the next five years, and fewer than 6 percent of employees are under the age of 30. Local and state governments are experiencing similar workforce crises. What is one tangible way that government can help attract young talent into public service careers?