Attention 2Ls: FDIC 2007 Honors Program application deadline is June 30, 2006

2007 LEGAL DIVISION HONORS PROGRAM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: The FDIC seeks up to 4 3Ls, LLMs or Judicial Law Clerks for its Legal Division Honors Program in the DC office, with positions beginning no later than Sept. 1, 2007. Starting salary in 2006 was $80,702; the 2007 pay scale is not yet established. The FDIC does not pay relocation costs. Successful candidates are hired as law clerks, must pass a bar exam within 14 months and, upon admission, are designated as attorneys. Currently, permanent positions beyond the term of the program are not guaranteed, but Honors Attorneys may apply for existing vacancies. During the first year, Honors Attorneys enjoy three-month rotations in various sections of the DC office, and one field office rotation (Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas or San Francisco). The FDIC promotes sound banking practices and insures bank deposits to maintain the stability of the banking system. The Legal Division employs over 350 attorneys, working in a corporate practice setting that includes litigation, transactional, regulatory and administrative activities. The FDIC handles numerous issues, including banking regulatory matters and bank receivership. See the Law School's Job Bank on Symplicity for more information and for details on how to apply. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2006. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted in late Aug./early Sept. In-person interviews will be conducted in September (with costs for out-of-town travel covered by FDIC), and offers will be made from late-Sept. through early June.

Submitted by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services on April 24, 2006

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