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|SEC 1L Summer Honors Program 2011Washington, DC United States|
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Posted: Jan 03, 2011
|This opportunity is no longer available.|
Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in being disqualified for this position.
The SEC's mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The agency seeks high-caliber individuals who share the same values of integrity, fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and commitment to excellence.
The SEC's Summer Honors Program gives law students the opportunity to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities markets and the activities of the Commission.
Each Division/Office has its own hiring committee that reviews candidates. We recognize that students may have an interest in multiple Divisions/Offices.If you do not apply directly to a Division or Office you will not be considered by its hiring committee.
Summer Honors Law Program (Headquarters)
Students from law schools across the country have the opportunity to work for ten weeks during the summer at the Commission's Washington, DC headquarters or in one of its 11 regional offices nationwide including: New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco.
Eligibility for Summer Honors Law Program
Selection for employment is based on many elements of a candidate's background including academic achievement, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, and summer or part-time legal employment.
Applicants must attend/have attended an accredited law school. See http://www.abanet.org/legaled/approvedlawschools/alpha.html
Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of law school by May 2011 to be eligible for this position.
Students are selected based on merit. Selection criteria include: a demonstrated interest in public service and the SEC's mission; strong academic performance; excellent writing skills; previous employment and internships; law review and other publication work; and extracurricular activities such as moot court competition, legal aid, and clinical experience. Undergraduate securities course work is not a prerequisite.
How to Apply
Applicants apply online between January 13 and February 4, 2011 (midnight, Eastern time).
Before you begin the application process, you should assemble the following: (if applicable)
For this job announcement the following documents are required:
If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted directly by the hiring Division or Office. Final notifications will be sent When all selections have been made.
All offices will consider applications received by 11:59PM (EST) on February 4, 2011, on a rolling basis.
Please click below to apply. You may apply to as many Divisions and Offices as you wish.
Review eligibility criteria and instructions.
CAUTION: Due to the volume of applications submitted in the last few days prior to the deadline, we advise you to apply early; however, if you expect your school to announce Law Review membership or moot court teams prior to our application deadline, you may wish to delay submitting your application in order to include that information on your application. The Department does not accept applications received after February 4, 2011 deadline [12 midnight, Eastern Time; 11:00 p.m. Central Time; 10:00 p.m. Mountain Time; 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time]. This is an absolute receipt deadline. Loss of electricity or Internet access is not an excuse for missing the deadline.
For additional information, please email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.