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The best legal externship money can’t buy

Are you a highly-motivated law student looking for an externship this fall? Are you looking for the chance to do exciting work at a fast-paced 21st century agency? Do you have the desire to impact the lives of everyday American families? If so, we have just the opportunity for you!

What will you do?
As a student volunteer with our Enforcement team, you’ll work directly with a seasoned attorney to assist in a variety of projects including legal research and drafting memoranda and pleadings. You’ll directly impact our overall mission through participation in federal or administrative investigation and litigation involving consumer financial laws. Although the externship is unpaid, you will be able to apply classroom lessons to the real world, and build a network of professionals that can mentor you throughout your career.

Who are we looking for?
If you have a relentless commitment to professional and organizational excellence, have a strong academic record, are a strong writer, and can juggle tasks and aptly prioritize in a fast-paced environment, you could be a valuable asset to our enforcement team.

You need to be available at least 15 hours per week between August and December 2013.

Applications are due no later than May 15 at midnight and will be considered on a rolling basis.

And now, for all you law students… the fine print:
This position is unpaid. Student volunteers must be able to obtain academic credit with the permission of the student volunteer’s law school.

To apply for the externship, send a cover letter, resume, list of three references, writing sample, and unofficial law school transcript to:

Student Volunteer Coordinator
Office of Enforcement
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Please include “Fall 2013 Externship” in your subject line.
Application deadline is May 15th, 2013

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