2014 Fall Student Honors Program – Legal

 2014 Fall Student Honors Program – Legal

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Position Number: 14-SHPL-KT

Locations: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Denver, CO; Washington, DC; Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Fort Worth, TX; Salt Lake City, UT


The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The SEC is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join our Student Honors Program. The Student Honors Program targets students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program (JD/MDB or LL.M.) in an accredited qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of “student” will not be considered).

Honor Students are assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects covering a broad range of the Commission’s work. Projects can include the investigation of industry and issuer practices, litigation of civil enforcement actions and the drafting of proposed statutes and rules. Specific duties and responsibilities will vary according to the office or division of assignment.

Second and third year law students must be enrolled at least half-time in law school to participate in the Student Honors Program. Law school graduates who are enrolled in graduate law programs and joint degree programs (e.g., JD/MBA; LL.M.) at least half time may also participate in the Student Honors Program.

To Apply

For important information about this position, including details on duties, qualifications, and how to apply, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/362827700 Weekly cut-off dates have been established to review and refer qualified applicants. You must apply for this position by April 30, 2014.

If you need additional information contact Jeffery Anoka, Outreach Coordinator, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) at 202-551-6086 or anokaj@sec.gov .