Tuesday, July 31, 2012

FCC Attorney Honors Program Applications Due Sept 21

Employment opportunity for graduating law students and judicial clerks who are interested in technology law.....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2012

FCC WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING LAW STUDENT AND JUDICIAL CLERK APPLICATIONS ON JULY 23, 2012 FOR FALL 2013 ATTORNEY HONORS PROGRAM

Washington, D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it will accept applications from graduating law students and current judicial clerks for its Fall 2013 Attorney Honors Program. The application window opens on July 23, 2012.

Attorneys at the FCC work on cutting-edge legal and policy issues in the communications and technology arenas. They promote the deployment of high-speed broadband communications; protect the rights of consumers; promote access to communications services for all Americans, including Americans with disabilities; review major mergers and acquisitions; and promote public safety and homeland security.

Through the Attorney Honors Program, the FCC recruits law graduates to the agency and the field of communications. The FCC encourages law students in their final year of study and judicial clerks with superior academic credentials and an interest in communications law to apply for the Fall 2013 class. Applications must be received by September 21, 2012; incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All Attorney Honors Program participants will be located at the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, DC.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample, official and/or unofficial law school transcript, and list of three references via email to Honors.Program@fcc.gov. More information, eligibility criteria, and application instructions are available at http://www.fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram.

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