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Job Title:Summer Law Intern/Law Clerk

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

Job Announcement Number:2013 SUMMER LAW INTERN

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$27,431.00 to $50,287.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Saturday, August 03, 2013 to Tuesday, September 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0999-05/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

46 vacancies in the following location:
Washington, Dist of ColumbiaView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals

JOB SUMMARY:

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Voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government in 2009 and 2010, and with a strong showing in 2012, the Department of Justice leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their Constitutional freedoms. As a Justice employee, you'll be a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department of Justices competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Highly performing SLIP interns may receive offers of employment following law school graduation at the discretion of the hiring office.

KEY REQUIREMENTS


    DUTIES:

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    Duties vary according to the mission of the hiring office. For more information, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/slip-participants.html and select the links for the hiring offices.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    The Summer Law Intern Program has specific eligibility requirements. For details, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/summer-intern-eligibility.html

    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    For more information, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/slip-participants.html


    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Each participating hiring office independently selects interview candidates based on many elements of a candidate's background including academic achievement, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, and summer or part-time legal employment. The Department also considers specialized academic studies (including undergraduate and post-graduate degrees), work experience, and extracurricular activities that directly relate to the work of the Department. In addition, each hiring office considers the applicant's qualifications as they relate to its specific mission or legal practice areas.


    BENEFITS:

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    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Summer Law Intern Program
    SALARY RANGE: $27,431 - 50,287/year. $13.14 - $24.10/hour. For details, see http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/slip-benefits.html. This program hires for positions in multiple offices, boards, divisions, bureaus, and participating U.S. Attorneys Offices.
    POSITION INFORMATION: Full-time. Duration of employment periods vary by hiring office. Announcement may be used to fill jobs with multiple appointment terms.
    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Full- or part-time law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline. In addition, graduating law students who are entering a full-time judicial clerkship, graduate law program, or qualifying fellowship may intern following law school graduation subject to eligibility rules. For details, seehttp://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/summer-intern-eligibility.html Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens.

    Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security and suitability review.
    It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment.
    Only U.S. citizens are currently being considered for the Summer Law Intern Program. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    Moving and/or relocation expenses are not authorized.

    How To Apply
    Applications for this program are processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice Attorney General's Honors Program applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process.
    You must apply through the AVUE on-line Honors Program application system for consideration. To apply, you may either go through the Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) website at http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/slip-checklist.html or go to http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/dojoarm/applicant.html For technical assistance in submitting your application, please contract the AVUE Help Desk at 1-800-407-0147 (available Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time). Applications sent by fax, interoffice mail, U.S. mail or other commercial carriers will not be accepted. If you are unable to apply on-line, you may contact OARM for alternate application procedures.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Ofc. of Attorney Recruitment and Management
    Phone: 2025143396
    Email: askoarm@usdoj.gov
    Agency Information:
    Ofc. of Attorney Recruitment and Management
    450 Fifth Street, Nw
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    20530
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management will contact applicants in whom the hiring offices are interested by email with instructions on how to arrange interviews. For detailed information about Summer Law Intern Program selection criteria, see http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/slip-conditions.html#c Applicants not selected for an interview will receive notification by email. A general timeline is available at http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/summer-intern-keydates.html

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    Job Announcement Number:

    2013 SUMMER LAW INTERN

    Control Number:

    348374500