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Job Title:  Fall 2013 Law Student Internship Program
Department:  Executive Office Of The President
Agency:  Office of Administration
Job Announcement Number:  SIP-OA-13-10

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$0.00 to $0.00 / Without Compensation
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to Thursday, June 27, 2013
Part Time 20 hours - Other Student NTE 89 days
Many vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map



 The Office of Administration is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as unpaid student interns to assist in the performance of its mission of providing support services for the President.  OA views student interns as the future of the Federal workforce. The Office of Administration Student Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.  Participants in the program will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission of the Office of Administration and its role and responsibility to the Executive Office of the President.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Office of Administration, Executive Office of the President, seeks one or two law students to assist in providing legal counsel to offices that serve the President of the United States. The Fall 2013 Student Internship Program is available within the Office of Administration with an anticipated begin date of Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 and end date of Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. The intern positions will not last longer than a period of 89 days and interns are expected to work at least 20 hours per week. All intern positions are unpaid.
Students selected for this program will have a unique opportunity to garner insight into the practice of law at a high level of the United States government.  Previous interns have worked on a wide range of challenging, substantive matters, including appropriations and fiscal law, employment law, government ethics, information and records management law (including the Presidential Records Act), litigation, and procurement law.
Additionally, OGC's "small firm" environment provides law student interns with the opportunity to work closely with senior attorneys, gain practical legal experience, and network with other up-and-coming members of the legal profession. 
**Notice: More than one selection will be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.



  • Must be a US citizen or national.
  • Reqistered with the Selective Service, if a male born after Dec. 1, 1959.
  • Must be in good academic standings.
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a law degree seeking student.


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OGC interns will be expected to perform research in

  • Appropriation and fiscal law
  • Government ethics
  • Employment law
  • Information and records management law
  • Procurement law
  • Litigation


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MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants applying to participate in the Unpaid Student Internship Program must meet the following requirements:

1. Be a US Citizen.

2. At least 18 years of age.

3. Enrolled as a law degree-seeking student, taking at least a half-time academic course load in an accredited program.

4. Be in good accredited standings (at least 3.0).





You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


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Transportation subsidy benefits will be given to interns relying public transportation.


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see


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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package by 11:59 PM EDT on  Thursday, June 27, 2013 , which includes:
  1. Your Resume (maximum of 6 pages, additional pages will not be used in determining eligibility or qualification). Your resume must include the following:
    1. Beginning and ending dates for paid or non-paid work experience 
    2. Average number of hours worked per week
    3. Name, city, state, date of diploma, and/or major field of study for all high schools, colleges, or universities attended
    4. Type and year of all degrees received and/or total semester or quarterly credit hours completed
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Other supporting documents:
    • A Legal Writing Sample (not to exceed 5 pages)
    • College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to submit your resume and supporting documents, as well as, complete the assessment questionnaire. To complete the assessment questionnaire, please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link:

If you are unable to submit any of your documentation electronically, you may complete this cover page:, using the following Vacancy ID:892590   and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire:View Occupational Questionnaire  , and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire:, and
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


IMPORTANT: If selected for an internship, you must provide proof that you have registered, or have been accepted for enrollment for studies in the semester or quarter immediately following the internship before you can begin your internship.


Sierra Bedregal
Phone: (202)395-1088
Agency Information:
Executive Office of the President
725 17th Street NW
Washington , DC


After all application packages have been received, we will review your resume to ensure your meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications based on the information provided and may interview the best qualified applicants. After a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications.

You will be notified four times during the hiring process:
  1. Upon receipt of your application
  2. Upon minimum qualification determinations.
  3. After certificate is issued.
  4. After final selection is made.

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