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T-AA Employment:

Entry-level attorneys may join the Aviation and Admiralty Section via the Attorney General’s Honors Program either directly after graduating from law school or after completing a judicial clerkship. Lateral hire into the section after at least one year of practice is available through experienced attorney hiring.

Law students are encouraged to apply for internships made available through volunteer legal intern recruitment and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP). The Aviation and Admiralty Section selects roughly seven law students per summer as volunteer interns, and one or two interns during the academic year.

For more information about working with the Civil Division, please visit the Civil Division’s Employment page.


The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, regional, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or on the basis of personal favoritism. DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. DOJ 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.

Updated October 4, 2018

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