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Released: July 25, 2011

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Dedicated Lawyers



Learn more about the Honors

Program and the FCC at

Attorney Honors
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The FCC’s Attorney Honors Program
recruits top attorneys to work on legal
Program
and policy issues before the Commission:



- broadband
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- broadcasting
- 911 and public safety
- access to communications for people

with disabilities
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- Internet access for schools, libraries,
and health care providers
- diversity in media voices
Attorney Honors Program
- international telecommunications
Office of General Counsel
regulation, treaty, conference, and
Federal Communications

coordination work
Commission
- competition in wired and wireless
Accepting applications through
445 Twelfth Street, SW
communications services
September 23, 2011
Washington, DC 20554

for our Fall 2012 Program
Come join a cutting-edge independent
Phone: (202) 418-1700
agency and tackle the law and technology
Fax: (202) 418-2822
challenges of the 21st Century.
E-mail: honors.program@fcc.gov
fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram
fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram

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J.D. and law graduate students
Attorneys selected to join the Fall
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expecting to graduate before
2012 Honors Program will begin
September 2012 and law
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work by the end of September
graduates serving as judicial
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clerks in the 2011-12 term.
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Attorneys are hired for a two-year
The FCC considers many
term. During the two-year term,
Competition
factors, including academics,
the program provides training
writing skills, law review/moot
and mentoring to supplement the
court, clinical and
Enforcement
work experience.
extracurricular activities, and a
demonstrated interest in
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The FCC will accept applications
for its Fall 2012 Honors Program
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from July 25, 2011, through

For more information and appli-
September 23, 2011.
cation instructions, please visit:

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October 2011, preferably at FCC

Headquarters in Washington,
The FCC is charged with interpreting
DC, although remote interviews

and implementing the
can be arranged in some
Communications Act and other
The United States Government does not discriminate in
circumstances.
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national
statutes. We apply law and exercise
origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity,
marital status, disability and genetic information, age,
policy judgment to write rules,
adjudicate individual cases, and
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membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit
factors. Federal agencies must provide reasonable
accommodation to applicants with disabilities where
further our mission to ensure that the
We expect to make offers by
appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation
benefits of communications reach all
for any part of the application and hiring process should contact
mid-November 2011.
the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for
Americans.
reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case
basis. The Federal Communications Commission treats
fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram
veterans’ preference eligibility as a positive factor at all stages
in the hiring process.

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