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Employment Opportunities for Attorneys

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Overview: Attorney and law student recruitment at the Department of Justice

Opportunities for experienced attorneys

Opportunities for law students


Overview: Attorney and Law Student Recruitment

Visit the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management to learn more about the Department's legal employment programs. 

Opportunities for Experienced Attorneys

Qualifications:

J.D. degree for at least one year (or LL.M. or other graduate law degree in addition to a J.D.)

Licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a state, territory, or the District of Columbia.

How to apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume at any time during the year to:
Experienced/Lateral Attorney Program Coordinator
Antitrust Division Personnel Unit
450 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC 20530

For more information:
Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management: Experienced Attorneys

Opportunities for Law Students

For an overview of opportunities in the Department of Justice, see Opportunities for Law Students

Attorney General's Honors Program

The Attorney General's Honor Program is the primary way the Antitrust Division hires graduating law students.

Qualifications:
For details, see AG's Honors Program Eligibility.

How to apply:
For details, see:

"Apply to the Honors Program" on the Attorney General's Honors Program page

AG's Honors Program Application Checklist

For more information: Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management: The Attorney General's Honors Program

Summer Law Intern Program

The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department's competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships.

Qualifications:
For details, see Summer Law Intern Program Eligibility.

How to apply:
For details, see Application Procedures.

For more information:
Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management: Summer Law Intern Program

Volunteer Internship Program

Law students who want to gain work experience with the Antitrust Division may apply for a position as a volunteer (without compensation).

Qualifications:
For details, see Volunteer Legal Intern Recruitment.

How to apply:
Instructions for the Antitrust Division

For more information:
Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management: Volunteer Legal Intern Recruitment FAQ


The Department of Justice, Antitrust Division is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is encouraged. It is the policy of the Department of Justice to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected are required to pass a urinalysis test to screen for illegal drug use prior to a final appointment. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

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