Office of Personnel Management Student Volunteer (Legal Internship/Externship Fall 2022) in United States
Summary The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Office of Legal and Legislative Affairs (OLLA) is seeking law students (rising 2Ls and 3Ls) for the OIG Student Internship Program. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Position: Law student currently enrolled and in good standing as a J.D. or LL.M candidate in an ABA accredited law school. Date of Internship: Fall 2022 Semester Responsibilities Law students will get a unique opportunity to obtain valuable and professional Federal workforce experience with supporting attorneys on actual legal and policy matters. Interns will work closely with OLLA attorneys on handling a wide array of legal issues involving the Freedom of Information Act, the False Claims Act, whistleblower protection laws, federal employment laws, and other IG Act authorities. Duties will also consist of, but are not limited to, assisting attorneys with preparing memoranda of law, legal opinions, briefs, and preparing responses to correspondence. Interns may also gain experience on legislative and external affairs initiatives that impact the broader OIG community. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen or National. You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement. You must submit a law school transcript. You must be enrolled in good standing as a J.D. or LL.M candidate an ABA accredited ABA law school. Qualifications Applicants must be students currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Applicants must also meet the education requirement listed below. Education Currently enrolled and in good standing as a J.D. or LL.M candidate in an ABA accredited law school. AND Completed at least one (1) year of law school by requested start date Additional Information All student positions in OIG / OLLA are unpaid and no benefits are available. Students seeking course credit for externship are responsible for coordinating in advance with education institution.