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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Apply

Your complete application should include all of the following:

  • Cover letter - stating anticipated date of graduation or availability.
  • Resume (include law school GPA and undergraduate GPA).
  • Writing sample of reasonable length*.
  • Two references. Include full mailing address and daytime phone number.
  • Law School transcript (photocopy acceptable), and class rank, if possible. Include an explanation of any unusual grading system.

* An appropriate writing sample should demonstrate your research, analytical and writing skills, (i.e., organization, grammar, spelling and persuasiveness). Do not submit an edited work, such as a published law review article or opinion issued by a court; however, a draft that is totally your work is acceptable.

Submit a complete application package via email to: attorneyhonorsprogram@fdic.gov. If an electronic/scanned copy of transcript is not available, transcript may be faxed to: (678) 916-2441. For assistance contact Anita Norwood, Paralegal Specialist at (678) 916-2264.

Applications will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The FDIC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact Dawn Doy-Johnson, Administrative Specialist, at (703) 562-2626.

For more information, email your questions to attorneyhonorsprogram@fdic.gov

Privacy Act Statement

The FDIC is authorized to request this information from you by 12 U.S.C 1819 and Executive Order 9397. The purpose for collecting the information is to evaluate your qualifications for employment by the FDIC. Furnishing the requested information is voluntary, but failure to provide the requested information may delay or prohibit the processing of your application. The information you provide may be furnished to third parties, including law enforcement authorities, as authorized by law, or used according to any of the other routine uses described in the FDIC Attorney and Legal Intern Applicant Records (30-64-0001) System of Records available at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/rules/2000-4000.html#200030--64--0001

Attorney Honors Program Application Schedule

We will accept applications for the 2016 program starting June 1, 2015, through September 30, 2015 11:59pm, EST.

Last Updated 05/27/2015 attorneyhonorsprogram@fdic.gov

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