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All DOE applicants should apply through the Office of Personnel Management's USAJOBS site. To view all DOE vacancies, enter “Department of Energy” in the “What” section and select "search jobs" and it will pull up all the positions open in DOE.
The Office of General Counsel offers semester and summer internship opportunities for law students and undergraduates. Internships offer students an opportunity to gain firsthand exposure to cutting-edge issues in energy law and policy and experience in a number of energy-related practice areas, including: energy efficiency, nuclear security and non-proliferation, renewable technologies, alternate fuels vehicles, environmental compliance, intellectual property, alternative dispute resolution, and loan guarantee programs.
Honors Attorney Program:
The Department of Energy’s Honors Attorney Program is designed to recruit highly-qualified law school graduates (and recent law graduates completing judicial clerkships or fellowships) and offers such individuals a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the Department’s diverse law practice. DOE Honors Attorneys are assigned to individual Assistant General Counsel (AGC) offices for rotations of 4-6 months. AGC offices offer a wide variety of legal practice areas including environmental law, legislation and regulation, litigation and enforcement, international law, procurement, intellectual property and others. Honors Attorneys will gain firsthand exposure to cutting-edge legal issues in these areas. Honors Attorneys may be eligible to compete for permanent positions in DOE after passing the bar exam. There is no hiring for Fall 2018.