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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:18 pm

My heart just jumped out of my chest when I heard my phone ring... it was my husband. I think I need to get a grip.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got rejection email from the Criminal Division.


bummer. *hugs*

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:My heart just jumped out of my chest when I heard my phone ring... it was my husband. I think I need to get a grip.


Sorry, but LOL.

Every time I get a call from a number I don't know, an "unavailable" or "restricted" call I just about pass out. Then I find its like the pharmacy or registrar... :shock: .

Waiting... :evil:

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:19 pm

Just the other day I got an "unavailable" call and I thought it was DOJ calling with an offer, and it turned out to be a gynecologist's office calling the wrong number.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Just the other day I got an "unavailable" call and I thought it was DOJ calling with an offer, and it turned out to be a gynecologist's office calling the wrong number.



The whole job search process has made me such a hostile person when it comes to answering the phone

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:36 pm

do you guys think that if your references were contacted you're a first round pick?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:do you guys think that if your references were contacted you're a first round pick?


I would guess so. At least in other fields I've had experience interviewing with, calling references is one of the last things HR did before an offer.

But in all this, who knows?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:16 am

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So I'm guessing your Avue status changed to finalist... and that you're honors not slip


Yes. My status changed sometime on Wednesday. Offers for my component have not been reported yet so I'm still holding out hope.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:39 am

Also EOIR Honors. Checked today to find I'm a finalist. Haven't heard from any references yet. Reached out to one to let him know/find out. Still no offers out of Falls Church?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:48 am

Anonymous User wrote:Also EOIR Honors. Checked today to find I'm a finalist. Haven't heard from any references yet. Reached out to one to let him know/find out. Still no offers out of Falls Church?


did your status just change yesterday?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:50 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Also EOIR Honors. Checked today to find I'm a finalist. Haven't heard from any references yet. Reached out to one to let him know/find out. Still no offers out of Falls Church?


did your status just change yesterday?


Not entirely sure. I know it was still "Selected for Interview" until this past Monday, and I was being really good (uncharacteristically so, for me) about not compulsively checking. It's also been a busy week, that might have something to do with it.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:12 pm

I interviewed with UST. As of today, my status has not changed. Anyone else with news from UST?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I interviewed with UST. As of today, my status has not changed. Anyone else with news from UST?


what is UST?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:34 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I interviewed with UST. As of today, my status has not changed. Anyone else with news from UST?


what is UST?


US Trustees

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:40 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I interviewed with UST. As of today, my status has not changed. Anyone else with news from UST?


what is UST?


US Trustees


There's only 5 positions for that sooo likely that people aren't over here on this board

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:39 pm

Gah. I think it is increasingly looking like we will be waiting until Monday, at the earliest to find out more. :-(

Le sigh.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Gah. I think it is increasingly looking like we will be waiting until Monday, at the earliest to find out more. :-(

Le sigh.


definitely. I think they spent this week checking references to be honest

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:06 pm

hmmm not sure if we bothered looking at the timeline here
http://www.justice.gov/oarm/arm/hp/hpkeydates.htm

Date Action
July 26, 2010 Applications available
July 26, 2010 - September 7, 2010 Candidates submit applications
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 ABSOLUTE DEADLINE DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS
September 8 – 29, 2010 DOJ reviews applications and selects candidates for interviews
September 30, 2010 DOJ notifies candidates selected for interviews by e-mail; selected candidates begin submitting travel surveys
September 30, 2010 DOJ starts scheduling interviews based on receipt of candidate travel surveys
Mid-October 2010 DOJ notifies applicants not selected for interviews by e-mail
October 18 through November 5, 2010 DOJ conducts interviews
November 17-20, 2010 DOJ selects finalists
November 22 through December 2010 DOJ extends most offers
mid- to late December 2010 DOJ notifies candidates not selected as finalists
January/February DOJ completes hiring selections

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:55 pm

I wish it were Monday. (did I just say that?)

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:hmmm not sure if we bothered looking at the timeline here
http://www.justice.gov/oarm/arm/hp/hpkeydates.htm

Date Action
July 26, 2010 Applications available
July 26, 2010 - September 7, 2010 Candidates submit applications
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 ABSOLUTE DEADLINE DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS
September 8 – 29, 2010 DOJ reviews applications and selects candidates for interviews
September 30, 2010 DOJ notifies candidates selected for interviews by e-mail; selected candidates begin submitting travel surveys
September 30, 2010 DOJ starts scheduling interviews based on receipt of candidate travel surveys
Mid-October 2010 DOJ notifies applicants not selected for interviews by e-mail
October 18 through November 5, 2010 DOJ conducts interviews
November 17-20, 2010 DOJ selects finalists
November 22 through December 2010 DOJ extends most offers
mid- to late December 2010 DOJ notifies candidates not selected as finalists
January/February DOJ completes hiring selections


If you go to the community tab on Avue, a DOJ official says that the components were required to select finalists by the 17th, and on Nov. 18th she said all finalists had been selected, she just didn't know if all of them were visible on avue yet. I know EOIR had already posted finalists on the 15th.

I dunno. This is too much!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:40 am

Not sure if this helps or hurts, but I did hear of an offer from the Civil Division. Apparently the offer was actually made today which is better news for those waiting on the Civil Division than the post yesterday indicating all Civil Division offers had been made.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Not sure if this helps or hurts, but I did hear of an offer from the Civil Division. Apparently the offer was actually made today which is better news for those waiting on the Civil Division than the post yesterday indicating all Civil Division offers had been made.



You know what branch?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:42 pm

Got offer from UST on Friday
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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got offer from UST Friday around 5:30 eastern for Denver office.


Would you mind sharing when/if your status changed to "selected as finalist"? Thanks for the update.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:04 pm

Status changed to selected as finalist on Nov. 16.




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