Interested in pursuing an opportunity with the federal government, either for the summer or after graduation?
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will conduct information sessions next week to discuss opportunities available with their agencies, and the government hiring process overall. Below is information the upcoming sessions as well as currently opportunities for law students and their deadlines. Finally, additional resources helpful to students pursuing careers in government are listed.
Students interested in applying to government employers are encouraged to attend the upcoming sessions and to review opportunities with all agencies of interest so that deadlines are not missed. Please schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss further your interest in government opportunities.
1. Upcoming Information Sessions
United States Department of Justice Information Session Wednesday, August 27th 12:30 p.m. Room 109
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Information Session Thursday, August 28th 12:30 p.m. Room 109
2. Opportunities for Law Students and Upcoming Deadlines
The DOJ is currently accepting applications both for its paid Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) and its postgraduate Honors Program (HP):
- Summer Law Intern Program – Information and application available here . Deadline to apply is September 2, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Between 700 and 900 students will be hired as part of the SLIP program.
- Honors Program – Information and application available here. Deadline to apply is September 2, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
HUD is currently accepting applications for its postgraduate honors program:
- More information is available here. The application is available here. The deadline to apply is September 5, 2014.
3. Additional Resources for Government Job Searches
Comprehensive information about government opportunities is available in the Government Honors and Internship Handbook published by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. University of Miami School of Law students may access the handbook online.
The 2014-2015 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide (FLEOG) is now available for download on PSJD.org FLEOG offers a broad-based review of different career opportunities and paths to employment for law students and graduates who are interested in federal legal careers. Free registration is required to access the resources of PSJD.org.
We look forward to seeing you next Wednesday and Thursday at the information sessions.