Student Trainee (Legal Intern)


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Washington, DC - Nov 08, 2022 via USAJobs

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Seeking law students to work with CFPB attorneys and other staff covering a broad range of legal work.

An excellent opportunity for law students to learn about substantive consumer-protection laws, the enforcement of these laws, and the general administrative laws of a federal agency.

This is an excepted service appointment in the CFPB Pathways Intern Program.

The appointment will be 12 weeks and WILL NOT be eligible for conversion to a permanent position and WILL NOT be extended past 12 weeks.

Applicants must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the announcement's closing date.

Specialized Experience for the CN-30 level: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the CN-22 level (equivalent to the GS-4 level) in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector.

For this position, specialized experience is defined as: Experience that demonstrates knowledge of analytical methods and techniques.

Experience should include working in a support capacity for legal professionals such as in a law firm, legal division, or other similar department with a focus on legal matters.

OR Education: Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.

***Must be pursuing a course of study to obtain a Law Degree.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector.

One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

Second year law school students are preferred however, first year law students should consider our general internship which will be posted later (in accordance with ABA - NALP Section D "Principles and Standards for Law Placement and Recruitment Activities").

You MUST meet the definition of a STUDENT for the duration of your appointment.

The definition of a student is: an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S.

Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93842.

Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met.

Students need not be enrolled in the summer as long as they are enrolled in both the preceding spring semester and subsequent fall semester.

An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service.

One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.



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