Job Overview

Summary

  

 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.

 

Duties

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