U.S. Government Careers


Government Honors & Internship Handbook

The government’s Honors & Internship Handbook contains listings of student and post-graduate positions with State and Federal government agencies. It includes a description of each position and how to apply and a valuable index of opportunities listed by law school year and deadline.

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Presidential Management Fellowship

This program for new law graduates provides an entree into federal government management positions. It provides specialized leadership training in addition to an entree to post-JD employment with a vast array of federal agencies:

  • Applicants are nominated. To qualify for nomination from GU Law, the law school must submit a formal assurance of character and fitness of applicant.
  • Apply later summer/early fall of your 3L year.
  • Apply online and request nomination at Career Services (at least 2 weeks prior to deadline).
  • Formal nomination will be made on your behalf upon satisfactory assessment.

Criteria for consideration:

  • GPA – 2.70 minimum
  • Affirmation by faculty of character and fitness for leadership
  • Absence of honor code violations


Additional Government Job Links

  • USA Jobs Receive automated emails listing job postings that match the criteria you provide.
  • CIA Careers Opportunities with the Central Intelligence Agency
  • FDIC Legal Division Honors Program For employment beginning in late August or early September
  • USACE US Army Corps of Engineers opportunities
  • PSLawNet An online resource for public service legal careers

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