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Job Title:2014 Summer Student Honors Program (2nd Year Law Students)

Agency:Securities and Exchange Commission

Job Announcement Number:14-SHP-2L-ER

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$0.00 to $0.00 / Without Compensation

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, August 19, 2013 to Friday, November 29, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

SK-0099-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Internships

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Atlanta, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Eligibility for Current Students Only

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The Atlanta Regional Office application deadline has been extended until November 29, 2013. 

For consideration submit your submit your application to  2014SHPLegalARO@sec.gov.  

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have U.S. citizenship. Selection is based on many factors, including academic achievement (GPA 3.0 or higher), writing skills and experience (e.g, journals), ability to reason independently and creatively (e.g., moot court), clinical/volunteer and work experience relating to the SEC’s work, commitment to its mission, extracurricular activities indicating legal judgment, and well-rounded background. Prior to appointment, security and suitability background investigation is required.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • Security and suitability background investigation- REQUIRED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in an accredited Law Program

DUTIES:

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The SEC’s Student Honors Program is a ten-week opportunity for 2nd year law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market and the activities of the Commission.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


All students must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student.  Please note, selection is based on many factors, including academic achievement (GPA 3.0 or higher), writing skills and experience (e.g, journals), ability to reason independently and creatively (e.g., moot court), clinical/volunteer and work experience relating to the SEC’s work, commitment to its mission, extracurricular activities indicating legal judgment, and well-rounded background.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Applicants MUST be U.S. Citizens.
  • Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible.
  • Students must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program. School verification will be required.
  • Student must have the equivalent of a 3.0 or B average.

 

Eligibility for each program varies by students' status:

2L Program: Students must have completed two years of law school by the beginning of the summer. Student must be continuing in legal studies throughout the summer and/or into the fall to be eligible. Students graduating in May are not eligible.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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Transit benefits are available for summer appointments.

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

The SEC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, send an email to DisabilityProgramOfficer@sec.gov. To request sign language interpreting services for interviews, send an email to SECInterpreter@sec.gov at least 5 business days before the date you will need this service.

 

To contact the Disability Program Office by phone, call 202-551-4158. TTY/ASCII users should use the toll free Federal Relay Service number: 1-800-877-8339 and provide the SEC number of the office or individual you are calling. For more information about using the Federal Relay Service see: http://fts.gsa.gov/frs/tollfree.htm.



HOW TO APPLY:

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APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Applications will NOT be accepted through the USAJOBS System.

Students must submit a resume with current contact information, a one page cover letter, a law school transcript, a list of current courses, a 5 to 10 page legal writing sample all in a single PDF. Please label your PDF with your LASTNAME FIRSTNAME (ex: OBAMA MICHELLE).

 

The Atlanta Regional Office application deadline has been extended until November 29, 2013. 

For consideration submit your submit your application to  2014SHPLegalARO@sec.gov.  

Security and Suitability (Background Investigation)

Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.

 

Important Notes: Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in your not being considered for this position.

 

All documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, November 29, 2013



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • One page cover letter
  • Law school transcript
  • List of current courses
  • Legal writing sample (5 to 10 page) 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Tamika Cambridge
Phone: (202)551-4169
Fax: (713)583-1533
TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: CAMBRIDGET@SEC.GOV
Agency Information:
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE
Washington , DC
20549 Fax: (713)583-1533

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

The SEC will accept applications through Friday, November 29, 2013 (midnight Eastern).

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Job Announcement Number:

14-SHP-2L-ER

Control Number:

348856700