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Deadline Approaching for DOJ Summer Internship and Post-Graduate Honors Programs

If you are a 2L planning on applying for the Summer Legal Internship Program (SLIP) or a 3L planning on applying for the Attorney General’s Honors Program, the deadline to apply is September 2nd, 2008 at Midnight (EST).  For more information on how to apply for SLIP, go to  For information about the Honors Program, go to

ATTENTION 3L STUDENTS: Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

If you are interested in policy, anaylsis or other non-attorney management-type positions with the government, you should explore options under the PMF Program.  General information at:
Contact Eric Stern in the CDO for more details.  3L students will be able to apply on-line between October 1, 2008 and October 15, 2008.

Interested in Government Summer Internship & Post-Graduate Opportunities?

Public Sector Summer and Post-Graduate Job Search Strategies
100 Boalt Hall
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
In addition to the public sector employers participating in Fall OCIP, there are a number of high-profile federal, state and local government agencies with summer and post-graduate opportunities that have upcoming application deadlines.  CDO Associate Director Eric Stern will highlight and overview the resources and strategies you need to succeed in your summer and post-graduate public sector job search. 
If you are interested in pursuing summer internship or post-graduate opportunities with  federal, state and local government agencies, you should review the 2008-09 Government Honors and Internship Handbook,  a link to which can be found on our Public Sector Careers page:
New Government Careers List Serve
If you are interested in signing up for the new CDO Government Careers List Serve, please send an email to Eric Stern at to be added. 

California Attorney General’s Office.
Third year students may register for the Graduate Legal Assistant (post-bar clerk) or Deputy Attorney General exam online.  The exam determines your placement on the hiring list.  The exam is not substantive, but more like an employment application.  To register go to, and then examination request form.  The exams are given several times per year.  The lists are good for one year.  You cannot be considered for employment if you are not on the hiring list.