Student Trainee (Law) - Spring 2023


Securities and Exchange Commission, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Los Angeles, CA - Sep 16, 2022 via USAJobs

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The SEC is actively recruiting for the SEC Scholars Legal Program for Spring 2023.

The program targets currently enrolled JD and LL.M.

students to participate in a ten-week internship, these are temporary appointments.

Please see linked announcement for students interested in applying to our Washington, D.C.

Headquarters.

The SEC Scholars Program will tentatively begin January 30, 2023 and conclude on April 7, 2023.

Eligibility Requirements 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-07 level you must have successfully completed:n(A) One full year of graduate level education (e.g.

completed your first year of law school).nORn(B) Completed all the requirements for a bachelor's degree and claim Superior Academic Achievement.

In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled.

Superior Academic Achievement is based on: (1) Class Standing - You must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; OR (2) Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) - You must have a grade point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR (3) Honor Society Membership - You may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies.

In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-09 level you must have successfully completed:n(A) A master's degree or equivalent graduate degreenORn(B) Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (e.g.

completed your second year of law school).



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