Attorney Vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice

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The online application for the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) opens July 31, 2017.  The deadline for law students and eligible graduates to apply is Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).  Honors Program information and a link to the application is at  SLIP information and a link to the application is at  Please spread the word about these exciting legal hiring programs and opportunities to join the United States Department of Justice!  Details regarding the participating components, program eligibility guidelines, and application instructions can be found at

Below is a list of current attorney and legal internship vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice.  To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website:

At Justice, diversity extends beyond race and gender.  It includes differences in culture, ethnicity, economics, status as a veteran, generations, geography, sexual orientation, and includes individuals with disabilities.  We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice, and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. 

Do You Know any Law Students Interested in a Volunteer Legal Internship at DOJ?  Every year, over 3,000 volunteer legal interns serve in Justice components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country.  Any law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school, is eligible to apply for a volunteer legal internship.

DOJ offices recruit for legal interns through vacancy announcements posted on the DOJ Legal Careers web page at  Each announcement lists the applicable deadlines and requirements and students interested in volunteer internships at DOJ for spring and summer 2016 should apply now.  Students apply directly to each office in which they have an interest.  For more information, please watch our brief video with three tips for securing a legal internship at and visit our web page at

Mobile App! Get the latest information about legal careers at Justice with our mobile app, DOJ Law Jobs.  Users can quickly and easily create personalized job searches based on practice area, geographic preference, and hiring organization.  DOJ Law Jobs is available for free on iTunes for Apple iPhone and iPad.


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Hiring Organization

Job Title


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USAO Northern District of Alabama

Assistant United States Attorney


August 10, 2017

USAO Southern District of Georgia

Assisted United States Attorney


August 9, 2017

USAO Western District of New York


New York

August 9, 2017

Civil Division (CIV)

Law Student Volunteer, Spring 2018

District of Columbia

August 9, 2017

United States Marshals Service (USMS)

Attorney Advisor


August 9, 2017

USAO District of Nebraska

Law Student Volunteer


August 7, 2017

USAO Eastern District of Texas

Assistant United States Attorney


August 4, 2017

Criminal Division (CRM)

Resident Legal Advisor, China


August 4, 2017

National Security Division (NSD)

Law Student Volunteer, Spring/Summer/Fall, Office of Law and Policy

District of Columbia

August 4, 2017

USAO Western District of Washington

Assistant United States Attorney


August 4, 2017

National Security Division (NSD)

Law Student Volunteer, Spring/Summer/Fall, Counterterrorism Section

District of Columbia

August 4, 2017