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Password Protected External Resources

Passwords can be found in Symplicity in the documents folder or you can contact the Career Services Office at (530) 752-6574 for login/password information for the following resources.

Summer Internship Opportunities

Below is just a sampling of opportunities. Many more can be found in Arizona Handbooks Government Honors & Internship.

Post Graduate Opportunities

Below is just a sampling of opportunities. Many more can be found in Arizona Handbooks Government Honors & Internship or Public Policy Handbook

  • Civilian Board of Contract Appeals - Fall 2021 Law Clerk Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute - Graduate Fellows
    • 2021-2022 Fellowship application period: October 1, 2020 through January 15, 2021
  • Environmental Protection Agency
    • Environmental Appeals Board - Honors Clerkship Program - closed
    • Office of Administrative Law Judges - Post-Graduate Positions - no current openings, however, due to the rotational nature of these positions, openings can occur at any time. Interested applicants are encouraged to email application materials, which will be archived for review when there is an opening.
    • Office of Counsel to the Inspector General - Honors Attorney Fellowship - 2021 application not open
  • Federal Communications Commission, Office of General Counsel - Attorney Honors Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Legal Division Honors Attorney Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Administrative Law Judges - Administrative Law Clerkship
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • Homeland Security, Department of Office of General Counsel - Secretary's Honors Attorney Program
    • 2021 application period closed
  • Housing & Urban Development, Office of General Counsel - Legal Honors Program 
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • IRS, Office of Chief Counsel - Honors Attorney Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program: The PMF Program is an entry level program for recent graduates to get entry level positions with a number of federal government agencies 
  • U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals - Law Clerk Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • U.S. Copyright Office, Barbara A. Ringer Honors Program 
    • Application period: June 1 through September 30 of the calendar year prior to the year you would start your fellowship.
    • For Class of 2021 the deadline has been extended in light of COVID-19, the deadline is January 31, 2021
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    • US Attorney General Honors Program is an entry-level federal attorney recruitment program
      • 2021 application period closed
    • Office of the Solicitor General
      • Bristow Fellowship - 1 year fellowship assisting with Supreme Court cases - 2021 application closed, application period: July 15 through September 1 of the preceding year
      • Phillips Fellowship - fellowship for students who are serving as federal judicial clerks (2-3 months between graduation and start of clerkship) - Apply through the SLIP program (see internships above)
  • U.S. Department of Labor - Office of the Solicitor - Honors Program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Honors Attorney Program is a 2 year program
    • 2021 application period: closed
  • U.S. Department of State - Office of the Legal Adviser
    • Application period: Accepts applications from 3rd year students - 2021 application closed - deadline is September 1st of your 3rd year
    • Accepts applications from Judicial Clerks on rolling basis. Recommends as early in fall as possible but no earlier than 12 months before end of Clerkship
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Judicial Law Clerk Program
    • 2021 application period: closed