Attorney Hiring in the Bureau of Competition

Entry-Level Attorney Recruitment

Every fall the Bureau of Competition recruits students in their final year of law school and judicial clerks for 8 entry-level attorney positions. We accept applications from August 1 through September 15. Positions are highly competitive: we typically receive over 700 applications and many positions are filled through offers made to law students from the Bureau’s Summer Program.

How to apply
Candidates may email the following materials to bcrecruit@ftc.gov or apply through the on-campus interview process. In the subject line of the email, please include your first and last name and “Entry-Level Attorney Program Application.”

  • Cover letter indicating your interest in antitrust and the Bureau
  • Résumé
  • Transcript (an official copy is not necessary)
  • Short writing sample (no more than five pages)
  • List of three references

     

Lateral Attorney Hiring

Candidates who have graduated from law school and are not currently completing judicial clerk-ships should apply through the lateral hiring process. These positions are posted directly on the USAJobs.gov website.

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