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.

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