Background Check If you have served in a prior DOJ internship/externship and are considering a second DOJ internship within 12 months of the start of the first internship, we encourage you to raise this issue with the hiring component prior to accepting an offer. Washington, D.C. 20530-0001 Veterans:  There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. The Office offers an unpaid summer internship program for first-year and second-year law students. Interns are paired with one or two Assistants. Employment - Internship Opportunities. POSITION LOCATION: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy, Washington, D.C. 20530.

Interns must commit to working a minimum of 8-10 weeks. AUSAs are assigned to either the Criminal Division or Civil Division. Note: In order to complete their applications, first-year law students must provide their transcripts when they become available. Each participating office conducts its legal internship program independently and has its own internal deadlines and requirements. First-year students must submit the other application materials within the timeframe provided. Students may apply to only one division (Criminal or Civil). This and other vacancy announcements can be found under Attorney Vacancies and Volunteer Legal Internships. Attn: Human Resources, Summer Intern Working at the Department requires access to DOJ information, DOJ IT systems, and DOJ facilities. QUALIFICATIONS: First-year (second semester only), second, and third-year law students. DATE POSITION AVAILABLE: Equal Employment Opportunity:  The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Students are placed in either the Criminal or Civil Division and participate in a wide range of work alongside Assistant U.S. Room 4234. Second-year law students may apply during the period September 9, -  October 11, 2019 for the summer of 2020. Once selected, interns will be required to complete a security clearance process pursuant to Department of Justice policy. APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please submit a cover letter, resume and your most recent law school transcript in a consolidated PDF file to (the file name to be saved as: YourLastName_YourFirstName_Spring2021InternApplication) to the following address via email (OLPinbox@usdoj.gov) or facsimile (202-616-4566): U.S. Department of Justice Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, pregnancy, status as a parent, or any other nonmerit-based factor.

The Office also hosts a variety of summer events, such as training sessions and brown bag lunches, designed to educate interns about the legal profession in general and government lawyering specifically. No Payment Any law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school is eligible to apply for volunteer internship positions at any time. Students who have been preliminarily selected for an internship or externship position must thereafter supply information for a background check and be granted a favorable security clearance in order to work in this Office. QUALIFICATIONS: First-year (second semester only), second, and third-year law students. Each participating office conducts its legal internship program independently and has its own internal deadlines and requirements. Legal Internship / Externship Program The Office of the Solicitor is responsible for the legal work of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), with nearly 200 practicing attorneys in the headquarters office and more than 300 attorneys nationwide.

Spring: January - May, APPLICATION DEADLINES: An official website of the United States government. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) to their submissions. Volunteer legal internships may qualify either for course credit or as part of a law school’s work-study program. The Office of the Attorney General is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool. Some organizations only offer employment opportunities in Washington, D.C. Other organizations, such as the Antitrust Division, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Environment and Natural Resources Division, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, have field offices located in various cities across the country. Security regulations permit short term access for not more than six months.

An official website of the United States government. Candidates must have lived in the United States for at least three of the past five years. A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States. To apply, submit the following documents: 2Ls Unfortunately, if you are not a citizen, we cannot consider you. You must be a U.S. Citizen. 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. A lock (LockA locked padlock) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website.

The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. A lock (LockA locked padlock) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Part-time law students and joint-degree candidates may also apply for volunteer internship positions.