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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Student Volunteer Legal Intern Spring 2014 - Office of the General Counsel

Agency:Millennium Challenge Corporation

Job Announcement Number:MCC-999217-LEGAL INTERN

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:

Friday, November 22, 2013 to Friday, December 06, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

ZZ-0099-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Other Student

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Whether you are new to the Federal government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, visit our website at Millennium Challenge Corporation to see the dynamic projects our staff are undertaking.  If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the Millennium Challenge Corporation! 

The MCC Student Volunteer Internship Program is recruiting for its Spring 2014 session.  Internships are provided for students with a desire to work in the international development field and/or public sector and assignments are designed to complement the intern's educational pursuits while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and individual MCC departments.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be enrolled at least halftime in an accredited degree/diploma program
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation
  • Must submit a writing sample on a legal subject

DUTIES:

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OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL:

·        Legal Intern:  Interns will assist attorneys with providing legal advice to MCC staff on issues with development of new compact programs and implementation of existing compact programs;  reviewing disbursement related documentation; drafting letters, certificates, notices, agreements and memos; sitting in on negotiations with foreign governments and conference calls with local counsel; researching international law issues, as well as general law topics; generating closing checklists, assisting attorneys in conducting due diligence, responding to due diligence questions, and drafting MCC policies and procedures. Interns will be required to utilize legal reference files, the Internet, and electronic databases to conduct research, compile information, and verify citations. 

 

Applicants must be current students of a law degree program and submit a writing sample on a legal matter. 

 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Students must meet the following requirements to qualify:


 

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Must be currently enrolled at  least half-time in an accredited degree/diploma program (law)

Must be in good academic standing

Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the requirements to apply.  If you meet the requirements, your application/resume will be referred for consideration.


BENEFITS:

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All internships are NON-PAID.  The student is considered a volunteer and is not entitled to compensation or overtime during any portion of this assignment.  However, a transportation benefit may be provided depending on availability of funds.



OTHER INFORMATION:

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, December 06, 2013.

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 complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 
 
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
 

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire ,
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

·     SUBMIT A RESUME.  (PDF Format)

·    SUBMIT SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT(S).  A copy of your school transcripts must accompany your resume at the time of submission.  THIS IS REQUIRED OF ALL INTERNS.  Failure to do so will result in an automatic disqualification.  Unofficial transcripts may be submitted; however, if you are selected for placement, you will be required to bring an official copy with you on the first day of your internship.  Transcripts should indicate current semester enrollment and include school name, location, course titles, grades, dates completed, and number of credits earned.

     SUBMIT A WRITING SAMPLE ON A LEGAL TOPIC.  Sample may be up to five pages in length. 

·    STUDENT SERVICE AGREEMENT.   Selected candidates will be required to submit a copy of the MCC Student Volunteer Service Agreement signed by the student and an approver from within the academic institution's career services office.  (This form will be provided by MCC/Human Resources upon selection.)

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

MCC Intern Applications
Phone: (202)521-3600
TDD: 202-772-6810
Email: INTERNAPPLICATIONS@MCC.GOV
Agency Information:
MCC Millennium Challenge Corporation
875 - 15th St NW
Washington, DC
20005

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Your application will be reviewed and then referred to the MCC Department where internships are located.  If an interview is required, you will be contacted by staff from the MCC Department where the internship is located.


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Job Announcement Number:

MCC-999217-LEGAL INTERN

Control Number:

356066100