Summer 2013 Law Student Internship Program
Executive Office Of The President - Washington, DC

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The Office of Administration is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as unpaid student interns to assist in the performance of its mission of providing support services for the President. OA views student interns as the future of the Federal workforce. The Office of Administration Student Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. Participants in the program will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission of the Office of Administration and its role and responsibility to the Executive Office of the President.

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Office of Administration, Executive Office of the President, seeks one or two law students to assist in providing legal counsel to offices that serve the President of the United States. The Summer 2013 Student Internship Program is available within the Office of Administration with an anticipated begin date of Monday, May 27, 2013 and end date of Friday, August 23, 2013. The intern positions will not last longer than a period of 89 days and interns are expected to work at least 20 hours per week. All intern positions are unpaid.

Students selected for this program will have a unique opportunity to garner insight into the practice of law at a high level of the United States government. Previous interns have worked on a wide range of challenging, substantive matters, including appropriations and fiscal law, employment law, government ethics, information and records management law (including the Presidential Records Act), litigation, and procurement law.

Additionally, OGC's "small firm" environment provides law student interns with the opportunity to work closely with senior attorneys, gain practical legal experience, and network with other up-and-coming members of the legal profession.

**Notice: More than one selection will be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be a US citizen or national.
  • Reqistered with the Selective Service, if a male born after Dec. 1, 1959.
  • Must be in good academic standings.
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests.
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a law degree seeking student.

DUTIES: OGC interns will be expected to perform research in
  • Appropriation and fiscal law
  • Government ethics
  • Employment law
  • Information and records management law
  • Procurement law
  • Litigation

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : All applicants applying to participate in the Unpaid Student Internship Program must meet the following requirements:

1. Be a US Citizen.

2. At least 18 years of age.

3. Enrolled as a law degree-seeking student, taking at least a half-time academic course load in an accredited program.

4. Be in good accredited standings (at least 3.0).

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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.

BENEFITS: Transportation subsidy benefits will be given to interns relying public transportation.

OTHER INFORMATION: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

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