Attorney Vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice

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 1,800 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


Hiring Organization Job Title State Posted/Updated
USAO Central District of California Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year, Criminal Division California  June 15, 2017
USAO Northern District of West Virginia Law Student Volunteer West Virginia  June 15, 2017
Criminal Division (CRM) Intermittent Legal Advisor, Kosovo    June 14, 2017
Criminal Division (CRM) Resident Legal Advisor - Bosnia and Herzegovina    June 14, 2017
USAO Southern District of California Assistant United States Attorney California  June 12, 2017
USAO Southern District of California Assistant United States Attorney California  June 12, 2017
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) Immigration Judge Virginia  June 9, 2017
Civil Division (CIV) Patent Attorney District of Columbia  June 9, 2017