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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Apply

A complete application package should include all of the following:

  • Cover letter - stating anticipated date of graduation and availability date.
  • Resume (include two references).
  • Writing sample of reasonable length*.
  • College/University transcripts(s) as well as law school transcripts (photocopy acceptable), and class rank, if possible. Include an explanation of any unusual grading system.
  • Proof of school enrollment for the spring 2015 semester.

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

You must apply online at: https://www.usajobs.gov for the vacancies currently posted (2014-HQP-1779 and 2014-HQP-I1786). Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed on the announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

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, or who require more information should contact LaShawndy Cobey at (703) 562-2297.

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

2015 Appointment Application Schedule

The application period is open for the 2015 Pathways Summer Intern Program from December 15, 2014 to January 5, 2015 for positions in the Washington, D.C. and Arlington, VA offices.

Last Updated 12/17/2014 careers@fdic.gov