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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby bg88 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:10 pm

I think I'm just going to call them tomorrow. It's a long shot that I got it but I'm still a little confused by the call I got on the 12th.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:26 pm

Any updates on here would be very appreciated. I didn't even get a call so I don't have much hope, but it would be nice to have some closure :)

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby christine84 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:17 pm

I still haven't heard anything from the FDA, for one. Has anyone been offered an interview with Interior?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby blablablaw » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:12 pm

Interior gave out interviews early December. I got an email from them back then saying that I had made the first internal cut but was not ultimately selected for an interview. I believe they might interviewed something like 16 people.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:15 pm

I spoke with someone at HUD today and was told that all the initial offers have been made and accepted, and that pending room in the budget they may be making additional offers in Feb.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:59 pm

Thanks for the HUD info.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:19 pm

So did HUD really interview 200 people? Kind of makes me feel like my time was wasted.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:48 pm

usace is contacting people whose applications they're holding for when positions open up to interview for.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:40 am

Wonder how many apps the usace kept?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Wonder how many apps the usace kept?


Dinged at USACE, good friend was heldover by them.

FDIC ding letters in the mail.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:00 pm

Recent e-mail from Army Corp of Eng. honor program, they have finished first round cuts and will have CBs at some undetermined time in the future on a rolling basis as position become available...

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:26 pm

stats for those retained by USACE?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:54 am

Top 50% at a T14 school, secondary law journal, no experience with USACE but several internships in other federal government agencies, focus on environmental law.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:23 pm

I was t20 Top 33%- 50% ish. Lots of prior regulatory/gov experience, Fed gig in DC during 2L summer.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:51 pm

T100 school, top 3-5%, main law review editor, fed gov internships

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:59 am

Top 50 school, 15%, federal internships, and
technical background and experience.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:50 pm

has anyone gotten a rejection letter from HUD?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:58 pm

I haven't gotten a rejection letter from HUD yet. My guess is that maybe they are waiting to send those out until they make Feb. offers (if they make any?)

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:16 pm

Did Labor Dept Office of the Solicitor do any callbacks? (In other words, should I assume I didn't get the job if I haven't heard from them since OCI?)

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:45 pm

From what I know, they only did first round interviews.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:56 pm

Does anyone know what is going on with the FDA? Has anyone received a "thanks for applying but you were not selected for an interview" letter or are they just not hiring? I applied months ago and have yet to hear anything.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:36 am

Anything from the EPA?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:12 am

Any updates from the usace, since last email?

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any updates from the usace, since last email?


I got the "good" USACE email, saying that "We have completed our initial review of applications and consider you a strong candidate for a position through our program." I followed up with a contact at the agency who told me that USACE is probably waiting until they are sure they have the funding to hire people before moving forward in the process. Doing a second round interview and then telling candidates that there are no openings reflects poorly on the agency.

Given the budgetary climate in Washington it could be a long wait. The President's budget comes out next week, so maybe that will offer some sort of insight. Of course, Congressional Republicans will call it dead on arrival, so maybe not too much insight.

Threads about USACE from last year seem to indicate that they didn't move on hiring until well into the spring or summer. Hopefully we will get something before then, but I wouldn't hold out too much hope.

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Re: 2012 3L Gov Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:27 pm

So, it seems like a lot of these agency positions are budget contingent (not surprising)...Any insight onto ways that we can figure out the likelihood of an agency being able to fund positions or not. I just don't know the first thing about the federal budget and am wondering if there's some type of news source I should be following to see how likely funding will be.




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