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Securities and Exchange Commission

Student Honors Legal Program (Fall 2020 & Spring 2021)

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Job Location

New York, NY, United States

Job Description

Law students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. Intern assignments range from supporting litigation to assisting with drafting new regulations to helping with reviews, exams or public outreach. For information about the opportunities and the work that interns do in specific division/offices within headquarters, please read the SEC's website.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to volunteer alongside our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation's securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth. Do you want to perform challenging work in a professional environment? Begin by investing in your career and future at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)! The SEC is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals for its Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Student Honors Legal Program in our Washington, DC Home and Regional Offices. We offer law students robust responsibilities and experiences that enhance their legal careers. Over the course of at least ten week program, students work with Commission staff on projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars/workshops; roundtable discussions, and a mentoring program that will provide detailed information and guidance on securities laws.

Location: New York, New York, United States

Posted Date: 3/17/2020

Job Requirements

Current 2L, 3L, and LLM law students must be enrolled at least half-time in an ABA accredited law school to participate in the Student Honors Legal Program. - Applicants MUST be a U.S. Citizen - Must be enrolled in an accredited US law school program as a law student - Must be enrolled at least half-time (8 credits or the equivalent) - A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred - Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible
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March 17, 2020
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