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DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:55 pm

Has anyone gotten any offers or rejections yet, especially in the Civil or Civil Rights Division?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Journeybound » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:23 pm

What is the difference between DoJ Honors and DoJ SLIP? Do you need to do a summer with DoJ SLIP to enter into Honors? Or do most Honors participants do it because they didn't get into SLIP?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:25 pm

Journeybound wrote:What is the difference between DoJ Honors and DoJ SLIP? Do you need to do a summer with DoJ SLIP to enter into Honors? Or do most Honors participants do it because they didn't get into SLIP?


SLIP is for 2Ls and Honors is for 3Ls. Honors is the path to permanent employment at the DOJ. You don't have to do SLIP first, but I'm sure it could help to get Honors.

Also, how in the world did this thread not exist before now?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:58 pm

Got a rejection a while ago (at least a good couple weeks ago).

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 08, 2010 9:46 pm

I had my interview last week (not for Civil or Civil Rights). The Avue site under the Community tab says we should hear whether we're a finalist or not before Thanksgiving. I haven't heard of anyone getting offers yet, but apparently some people have had their references called.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:56 pm

Got a rejection a while ago (at least a good couple weeks ago).


Was this after your interview?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:42 pm

Does anyone know if getting another job offer would make them speed up the process? There's a possibility I'll get an offer from a place I want less some time around Nov 17th. Should I go for the interview with them, and then call DOJ, or do you think DOJ won't care and I just have to wait it out? Thanks!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:47 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Got a rejection a while ago (at least a good couple weeks ago).


Was this after your interview?


Didn't get an interview.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:51 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know if getting another job offer would make them speed up the process? There's a possibility I'll get an offer from a place I want less some time around Nov 17th. Should I go for the interview with them, and then call DOJ, or do you think DOJ won't care and I just have to wait it out? Thanks!


Being that is the DOJ, I highly doubt you will be able to pressure them into making you an offer any sooner. I mean it is the DOJ, not some schmuck law firm.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:03 pm

I am getting anxious! Interview went well with EOIR... now going insane waiting.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I am getting anxious! Interview went well with EOIR... now going insane waiting.


I am so anxious too! I check for status updates like 4 times a day--even though I know we're not supposed to hear anything until late next week, and I don't even know if they'll do another status update.

Does anyone know if offers come via phone call or some other method? I just want to know if I should freak out every time my phone rings.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:15 pm

Do you all happen to know whether EOIR is going to wait until they issue Honors decisions before giving out SLIP offers? I'm a EOIR finalist for SLIP but haven't heard anything from them yet.

Also, to the above poster, does "late next week" mean this coming week?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Do you all happen to know whether EOIR is going to wait until they issue Honors decisions before giving out SLIP offers? I'm a EOIR finalist for SLIP but haven't heard anything from them yet.

Also, to the above poster, does "late next week" mean this coming week?


As to the "late next week" thing--yes, I meant that this coming week, sorry! Nov. 17-20th is when the "key dates" thing says we (DOJ Honors people not SLIP) should be finding out if we're finalists. Apparently, first round offers will also be before Thanksgiving, so I guess that's early next week.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:25 pm

My status on Avue shows "Selected as Finalist" now! I interviewed with EOIR. Based on the community forums though - I don't think this distinguishes whether this means I am a first-round offer or an alternative. Either way - amazing news and I am absolutely freaking out.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:My status on Avue shows "Selected as Finalist" now! I interviewed with EOIR. Based on the community forums though - I don't think this distinguishes whether this means I am a first-round offer or an alternative. Either way - amazing news and I am absolutely freaking out.


Grats! Be sure to update the thread if you get an offer.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:57 pm

I just checked my Avue status and it has also changed to "Selected as Finalist" for Antitrust (the only division I interviewed with). But this is what I found out about that - It means you have been approved for an offer. However (and this is the annoying part) they approve more people for offers than there are open jobs. So you may very well be on a wait list. In which case, you won't get an offer unless others decline.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:04 pm

Has anyone had a status change for Civil Div besides tax (i.e. CL, Torts, FP) ?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:13 pm

Any other components had status changes? Please update us!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:48 pm

Also EOIR, also "selected as finalist." OMFG. Call me, DOJ!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:58 pm

Any one have an interview with the UST? and have you heard anything?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any one have an interview with the UST? and have you heard anything?


I had an interview with the UST--status remains stuck at "Selected for Interview" :( Did your status change?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any one have an interview with the UST? and have you heard anything?


I had an interview with the UST--status remains stuck at "Selected for Interview" :( Did your status change?



Nope, nada.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 7:21 pm

Also interviewed with UST. Still says "selected for interview". Since non-finalists will receive notices when selections go out, it seems likely no one has been designated yet.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:22 pm

someone is saying "lol some dumbass outed himself as a leak" on autoadmit...
http://www.xoxohth.com/thread.php?threa ... 2#16557559

um what do they mean?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:someone is saying "lol some dumbass outed himself as a leak" on autoadmit...
http://www.xoxohth.com/thread.php?threa ... 2#16557559

um what do they mean?


I saw that and was confused as well. I have no idea what they mean.




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