The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Refer to USA JOBS for employment information.
Attorney vacancy announcements will be posted by the Department of Justice Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management.
Uncompensated Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri accepts applications from attorneys who are willing to accept temporary positions that, while unpaid, offer attorneys a valuable opportunity to gain exposure to the office while also obtaining litigation and potentially trial experience. There currently are no vacancies for these positions.
Law students entering their 2nd or 3rd year of law school are encouraged to apply for the Western District of Missouri’s Summer Internship Program.
Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin,politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.
The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. 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 Department provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the hiring servicing personnel office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
Competitive status is not required if the person selected is an individual with a disability who is eligible for appointment under Schedule A of the excepted service, or is a veteran who is eligible for appointment under the Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 1984 (as amended), or the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more. Appropriate documentation to support this claim for eligibility will be required.