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Welcome to the Presidential Appointments website. Please note that this website is designed for applicants interested in non-career positions within the Obama Administration. Applicants may also review the numerous opportunities for career, civil service positions within the federal government through the Office of Personnel Management website at

President Barack Obama makes appointments for non-career positions throughout the federal government on an ongoing basis. This website will allow you to apply for Presidential appointments in any Federal Department, Agency, or Commission. Some of these non-career positions will require Senate confirmation.

Applying online is the quickest and most accurate way to submit your information. If you are unable to complete the application through this website, you can download a paper application by clicking here: Paper Application. In order to view the paper application, you will need Adobe Reader software version 8 or higher (Download Adobe Reader).

Paper applications should be mailed along with the latest copy of your resume to:

Presidential Personnel Office
The White House
Washington, DC 20502.

It is not necessary to include any additional materials besides the application and your resume.

If you previously applied for a non-career Presidential appointment with the Obama Administration and your information has not changed, you do not need to re-submit your application. All prior submissions have been retained and are still up for consideration by the Presidential Personnel Office. If your information has changed since your last submission, we encourage you to update your application.

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