Job Overview


About the Agency

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

The SEC's 2014 Summer Student Honors Program will begin on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 and end on Friday, August 8, 2014.


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. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Los Angeles, CA
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Miami, FL
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Boston, MA
    • New York, NY
    • Salt Lake City, UT