Job o’ the Day: 2014 Attorney Honors Program, Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC

From the PSJD job posting:

The Office anticipates hiring 3Ls, LLMs, or JLCs for its paid ($62,467-$74,872 with adjustment in unusual circumstances) 2-year Attorney Honors Program, with employment to begin in Fall 2014.  The program consistently receives between 750 and 1000 applications.  Placements are based on interest and agency need; participants may rotate to a new assignment after the 1st year.  Conversion to continued employment is dependant on performance, availability of funds, and agency need.  Attorneys will be exposed to a variety of activities which may include drafting decisions in adjudicatory and rulemaking matters; resolving complex policy issues; participating in international negotiations; representing the Commission in dealings with government agencies, Congress, private sector, and federal court; and formulating decisions authorizing new technologies and services.  They will also participate in professional and educational activities designed specifically for the Honors Program.

Applicants must graduate by Summer 2014, be a graduate law student completing study by Summer 2014, or law graduate serving as a judicial law clerk in the 2013-14 term.  Selection is highly competitive, and candidates will be considered based on academic achievement, writing skills, law review and/or moot court experience, and clinic and extracurricular activities, as well as demonstrated interest in government service or the communications industry.

For more information, view the full job listing at PSJD.org (log-in required).

 

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