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These are excepted service appointments in the CFPB Pathways Intern Program. These appointments WILL NOT be eligible for conversion to a permanent position and WILL NOT be extended past 12 weeks.
The CFPB is seeking law students to work with CFPB attorneys and other staff. This is an excellent opportunity for students to be involved in, and learn about, substantive consumer-protection laws, the enforcement of those laws, and the general administrative laws of a federal agency.
The major duties of this position include:
Conducting legal research and analysis on relevant legal issues, including those of administrative law and procedure, consumer financial law and financial regulation.
Initiating and drafting standardized legal documents routinely needed for specific legal actions, including motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas. Assisting attorneys in case preparation, assembling exhibits, affidavits and other documents. Assembling and organizing files and records for disposition or transfer to records depository.
Establishing, maintaining, and closing case files or systems of legal records, annotates indices and status records, compiling workload and status reports, and locating and abstracting data from files and records.
Assisting attorneys in researching and drafting of pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents on questions relating to routine legal matters of interest.
Collecting and preparing summaries of articles relating to consumer issues as requested.
The CFPB is looking for summer student interns in the following divisions (offices):
Office of Regulations
Office of Enforcement
Office of Supervision Policy
Office of Civil Rights
Office of Innovation
NOTE: For a brief description and some of the expected duties within each office, please refer to the "QUALIFICATIONS" section of this announcement.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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