Friday, October 12, 2012

Public Interest Job of the Week – Securities and Exchange Commission

The SEC will hire 1Ls and 2Ls for its unpaid, 10-week Summer 2013 Honors Law Program. Program gives JD and JD/MBA students the opportunity to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities markets and the activities of the Commission. Students from law schools across the country work at the Commission's Washington, DC, Headquarters and in its 11 Regional Offices nationwide.

Over the course of the ten-week program, students work with Commission staff on several projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students participate in seminars/workshops on various aspects of the federal securities rules and regulations. 

The deadline to apply is Oct. 20, 2012 for 2Ls and between Dec. 1, 2012 and Feb. 28, 2013 for 1Ls. Log into the Government Honors & Internship Handbook, accessible via Symplicity, for more information and instructions on how to apply.