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    Law students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. Intern assignments range from supporting litigation to assisting with drafting new regulations to helping with reviews, exams or public outreach. For information about the opportunities and the work that interns do in specific division/offices within headquarters, please read the SEC's website.

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    Internship opportunities in the Summer 2021 Student Honors Legal Program are full-time with a minimum hours requirement of 40 hours per week. This is determined and agreed upon based on the selectees academic course load schedule and division/office needs. You will have the opportunity to discuss schedule, hours, etc. upon selection and acceptance into the program.

    The following divisions and offices within our Washington, DC Headquarter location are seeking 2L, 3L, and/or LL.M. law students to volunteer with us during the Summer 2021 program:

    • Division of Enforcement
    • Division of Corporation Finance
    • Division of Trading & Markets
    • Division of Investment Management
    • EDGAR Business Office
    • Executive Services
    • Office of the Investor Advocate
    • Office of Administrative Law Judges
    • Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
    • Office of Municipal Securities
    • Office of International Affairs
    • Office of Compliance Inspections & Examinations
    • Office of Credit Ratings
    • Office of General Counsel
    • Office of Inspector General
    • Office of Financial Management

    Our regional offices are comprised of mainly Division of Enforcement and Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. The following regional locations are seeking 2L, 3L, and/or LL.M. law students to volunteer with us during the Summer 2021 program:
    • Atlanta Regional Office
    • Boston Regional Office
    • Chicago Regional Office
    • Denver Regional Office
    • Fort Worth Regional Office
    • Los Angeles Regional Office
    • Miami Regional Office
    • New York Regional Office
    • Philadelphia Regional Office
    • Salt Lake Regional Office
    • San Francisco Regional Office

    The Summer 2021 Student Honors Legal Program for law students will officially begin May 24, 2021 and conclude July 30, 2021.

    REMINDER: Listed below are the cutoff dates for students to apply to this program. Keep in mind that we reserve the right to shorten or extend these dates at the discretion of SEC leadership.


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/575824400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.