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    The USPS OIG is seeking two students enrolled in ABA accredited law schools at the 2L or 3L level to fill Student Cooperative (PAID) positions in the Office of General Counsel. The positions are located in Arlington, VA. Successful candidates will be authorized to telework nationwide temporarily but will be required to report to the Arlington, VA office when ordinary office operations resume.

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    The successful candidate will research and otherwise assist attorneys who advise on audits, investigations, ethics, employment, litigation, contracts, federal appropriations, and other matters that arise in the Office of Inspector General. The successful Student Co-op may be eligible for continuous employment throughout the year, while enrolled in school.

    This position is being advertised at the Administrative Band level. The base salary range for this position is $22.98/hour. Including locality pay.

    Graduate or Law Student $22.98 per hour includes locality pay

    Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the area of assignment. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

    Co-ops are expected to perform legal research and draft memoranda on diverse legal matters, including: employment, labor, contracting, procurement, federal appropriations, criminal, ethics, public sector civil litigation, audits, and other Inspector General matters. Examples of duties that may be undertaken by co-ops with the Office of General Counsel include:

    • Assisting attorneys in developing and reviewing policies and procedures;
    • Advising clients (with the supervision of licensed attorneys);
    • Conducting reviews and/or research to support OIG subpoenas, contracts, and employee relations;
    • Providing litigation assistance;
    • Conducting conflict of interests reviews for outside employment;
    • Conducting Giglio Reviews; and
    • Drafting FOIA Appeal decision letters for signature

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600438200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.