Internship Program - Security Forms
Welcome to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York! If you receive and have accepted an offer to participate in the Volunteer Internship Program, you will be required to complete and return the security package below to the appropriate intern coordinator by the date provided you. To schedule your fingerprinting please contact the intern coordinator for a date and time, or for alternative sites if you are out-of-state. The security process generally takes 6-8 weeks; you will not be allowed to begin your intern until your clearance has been approved. You'll be contacted for a start date once we receive your clearance.
If you have any questions, please contact the intern coordinator at this office.
Intern Security Forms Package - This link will print out the forms package you will need to complete.
Please follow all instructions carefully!
If you need individual forms, click on the appropriate link below.
CHECKLIST OF REQUIRED FORMS - Print first and return with other required forms.
SF-85 - Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions
OF-306 - Declaration of Federal Employment
DOJ-555 - Disclosure and Authorization Pertaining to Consumer Reports Pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Dual Citizenship - Applicant certifies s/he is a dual citizen with the U.S. & another country. Submit this form and submit one copy of the following, if applicable:
- Additional Data for Single Scope Background Investigations and Other Background
This form is only applicable under the following conditions:
family members are resident aliens or U.S. citizens other than by birth
2) Current spouse is foreign born
3) Co-inhabitant(s) and any other persons to whom applicant is bound by affection or obligation who may be
subject to duress by a foreign power
If the OFI-36 is applicable, also complete the Foreign National Relatives or Associates form describing the nature, frequency, and degree of your contact. The form can be found in the above listed Dual Citzenship information bullet.
SF-87A Fingerprint Cards
Fingerprint cards will be mailed to you upon request and you can be fingerprinted at any local police station. Or, you can make an appointment to return your completed forms and be fingerprinted in the Human Resources Security Office.
Derogatory Information - i.e., bankruptcy, indebtedness, arrests, income tax issues, drug use, etc.
Provide a letter of explanation addressing each derogatory issue. Provide supporting documents, e.g., canceled payment checks.
Please either Federal Express forms directly to the following address or make an appointment to have hand delivered to:
Human Resources Personnel Office
United States Attorney's Office
86 Chambers Street
New York City, NY 10007
updated March 3, 2004.