The SEC is actively recruiting for the SEC Scholars Legal Program for Summer 2023. The program targets currently enrolled JD (starting 3L year in Fall 2023) and LL.M. students to participate in a ten-week internship, these are temporary appointments. Washington, DC application – https://www.usajobs.gov/job/685931500
Regional Offices application – https://www.usajobs.gov/job/685931600
The SEC Scholars Program will tentatively begin June 5, 2023 and conclude on August 11, 2023.
*** This announcement was extended and will now close on Friday, November 25, 2022. ***
JD/LL.M. students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions’ work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works.
The SEC Scholars Program will be full-time in the Summer. Work schedule will be determined and agreed upon based on the selectees academic course load schedule and division/office needs. You will have the opportunity to discuss schedule, hours, etc. upon selection and acceptance into the program.
In order to be eligible for this internship under the SEC Scholars Program:
- You must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a JD or LL.M. at an accredited law school on at least a half-time basis (as determined by the educational institution); AND
- You must possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
You must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the SEC Scholars Program.
All qualification requirements must be met by the start of the program.
Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-09 level you must have successfully completed:
(A) A master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree
(B) Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (e.g. completed your second year of law school, and beginning your third year of law school in fall 2023).