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Paid Positions

     Student Temporary Employment Programphoto of student reading

The United States Attorney’s Office offers temporary clerical and administrative opportunities to students who are enrolled at least half-time in an accredited college or university or graduate, professional, vocational, or technical school. Students may be employed year roundandwork schedules are flexible to accommodate school schedules. During the school year, students mustwork between 16-20 hours per week; however, during school breaks, students may work up to 40 hours per week. Students in this program are placed in excepted appointments and are eligibleto earn annual and sick leave. Vacancy announcements for the Student Temporary Employment Program will be posted onthe United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama’s website and will also be posted at

     College Work Study Program

Students interested in this program must contact their college and/or university to determine if they qualify for a college work study position. Students interested in law clerk positions should submit resumes to:


Jason R. Cheek

Internship Coordinator

Assistant United States Attorney

Northern District of Alabama

1801 Fourth Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 244-2104




Updated March 14, 2023