Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
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Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal team for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), providing quality representation and legal advice on a wide range of highly visible national issues. OGC supports the development and implementation of the Department's programs by providing the highest quality legal services to the Secretary of HHS and the organization's various agencies and divisions. Opportunities may be available in OGCs Regional Offices, which provide comprehensive litigation services, legal advice and counseling in virtually every area of the Department of Health and Human Services' programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, Head Start, civil rights, ethics, personnel and contract matters. OGCs Regional Offices are located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle.
This summer Legal Internship Program is designed to attract students currently in law school. The work assignments are intended to complement your legal studies and provide an opportunity to expose you to the types of legal work done by attorneys who work for the Federal Government.
Note: This vacancy announcement is open to law students only.
This is an excepted service appointment.
The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position.
Although this vacancy announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all locations.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
NOTE: This announcement is open from March 21, 2013 to April 19, 2013 which will be used to fill multiple positions in various locations. We will accept applications for this announcement on an ongoing basis during the opening period or until the positions are filled. The first cut-off for review is March 28, 2013. Applications will be reviewed every week or on an as needed basis after that.
- U.S. Citizenship or National
- May be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Appointee must sign a Pathways Intern Program Agreement
- Must currently be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school and have
- completed at least one full year of study by the start of the internship