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Opportunities for Attorneys and Law Students at the SEC

Experienced Attorneys
Opportunities for attorneys who are active members of the bar (any jurisdiction) and have at least one year of post-JD experience as a practicing attorney

Advanced Commitment Program
Full-time, entry-level attorney positions for graduating law students, judicial clerks, and LLM candidates. Candidates are hired as law clerks and are converted to attorneys upon gaining bar membership.
Summer Honors Program
Compensated summer positions for law students who are in their first or second year or continued education post-internship
Law Student Observer Program
Volunteer or for-credit positions offered to current law students during the academic year
Legal Careers with the SEC
The divisions and offices of the SEC offer lawyers a wide variety of work, ranging from litigation to rule-writing and from securities law to constitutional, international and administrative issues.
Opportunities in Regional & District Offices
Approximately one-third of the SEC's lawyers work in its network of five regional and six district offices.
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Modified: 09/09/2008