Job Overview


About the Agency

The FTC, Bureau of Competition is now hiring second year law students for its 2015 Summer Honors Legal Internship Program.  We are looking for highly motivated law students with an interest in antitrust law.  Interns are placed within one of the following divisions:  Mergers I, Mergers II, Merger III, Mergers IV, Anticompetitive Practices, or Health Care. 


We offer substantive legal work that gives interns an opportunity to demonstrate their writing, analytical, and advocacy skills.  The small size of the program enables interns to be fully integrated onto investigative teams and take on meaningful assignments with significant responsibility.  Assignments may include:  drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses; appearing in court or at hearings and depositions with Bureau of Competition attorneys; attending meetings with parties and their outside counsel; leading interview calls and summarizing findings through written reports; reviewing documents; and researching a wide range of legal issues.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No