PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION CENTRAL

The Center for Presidential Transition® has created a centralized resource hub for what you need to know about the transition period, past presidential transitions and how to become a political appointee. Scroll down to learn more and sign up for our newsletter.


MEDIA INQUIRIES

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Pace of Senate Confirmations: How Does Biden Compare With Previous Presidents?
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Follow More Than 750 Key Government Appointments with the Biden Political Appointee Tracker
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Looking Back: The Center for Presidential Transition’s Pivotal Role in the 2020–21 Trump to Biden Transfer of Power
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The Vacancies Act: Frequently Asked Questions
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Presidential Transition Act Summary
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Guide for Incoming Cabinet Deputy Secretaries
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Ready to Serve

Serving America through a presidential appointment is a great honor and responsibility. But preparing to serve can be a complicated process and getting started early is important. Ready to Serve is our centralized resource that guides candidates through every step of the process.

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Political Appointments

How (Not) To Get a Job in an Administration: Five Lessons From Transition Experts
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Seeking a political appointment: Seven tips from a former special assistant to the president for presidential personnel
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Five tips for getting through the Senate confirmation process
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The Partnership for Public Service’s
Roadmap for Renewing our Federal Government

A pandemic. Economic turmoil. Racial injustice. Threats to national security. The nation’s future and our democracy depend on our ability to solve these challenges, and the federal government is the most powerful tool we have to drive change. In order to fulfill its promise, the government must do things differently. To that end, we propose an agenda to help revitalize the management, operations and effectiveness of our government.

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