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Released: July 25, 2011

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT
July 25, 2011
David Fiske (202) 418-0513

David.Fiske @fcc.gov

FCC ACCEPTING LAW STUDENT AND JUDICIAL CLERK APPLICATIONS FOR

FALL 2012 ATTORNEY HONORS PROGRAM

Washington, D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it
will accept applications from graduating law students and current judicial clerks for its Fall 2012
Attorney Honors Program.
Attorneys at the FCC work on cutting-edge legal and policy issues in the communications
and technology arenas. They promote the deployment of high-speed broadband
communications; protect the rights of consumers; promote access to communications services for
all Americans, including Americans with disabilities; review major mergers and acquisitions;
and promote public safety and homeland security.
Through the Attorney Honors Program, the FCC recruits recent law graduates to the
agency and the field of communications. The FCC encourages law students in their final year of
study and judicial clerks with superior academic credentials and an interest in communications
law to apply for the Fall 2012 class. Applications must be received by

September 23, 2011

;
incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All Attorney Honors Program positions
will be located at the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, DC.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample,
official and/or unofficial law school transcript, and list of three references via email to
Honors.Program@fcc.gov. More information, eligibility criteria, and application instructions are
available at http://www.fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram.
– FCC –

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