Voted one of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” in 2009, the Department of Justice leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. As a Justice employee you’ll be a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.
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Attorneys and law students interested in working for the “Nation’s Litigator” may visit the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management for more information on career opportunities with the Department of Justice.
Attorney/Law Student Recruitment and Hiring
202-514-3396 24 hour recorded information line
Each fall, the Department hires law students for entry-level attorney positions following graduation through the Attorney General's Honors Program. This highly competitive program is the only way that the Department hires entry-level attorneys.
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The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on request for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.