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Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:32 pm

Anyone successfully go through the interview process with the FTC for entry level? What was the timeline? How did the callback go?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:36 pm

bump

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:37 am

Final bump

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:49 am

Doing an OCI interview with them today. I'll let you know?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:04 pm

Thanks. I appreciate it.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:08 pm

Was the guy who had an OCI interview with them. Pretty nice people. I would recommend emphasizing any antitrust work that you've done if that's the part of FTC you're interested in.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby ladeeda » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:03 pm

Was the OCI screener for entry-level or for 2L summer?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:26 pm

Thanks. Did you have antitrust experience?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:00 pm

I interned at the FTC in the past few years. Great people. They definitely look fondly upon any economics/antitrust background you may have. I would be as specific as possible and emphasize particular areas of the law that you have studied/worked in during the interview.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I interned at the FTC in the past few years. Great people. They definitely look fondly upon any economics/antitrust background you may have. I would be as specific as possible and emphasize particular areas of the law that you have studied/worked in during the interview.


Thanks. I actually have a callback scheduled but don't know what to expect.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I interned at the FTC in the past few years. Great people. They definitely look fondly upon any economics/antitrust background you may have. I would be as specific as possible and emphasize particular areas of the law that you have studied/worked in during the interview.


Thanks. I actually have a callback scheduled but don't know what to expect.


What was the amount of time between the screener and the CB?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I interned at the FTC in the past few years. Great people. They definitely look fondly upon any economics/antitrust background you may have. I would be as specific as possible and emphasize particular areas of the law that you have studied/worked in during the interview.


Thanks. I actually have a callback scheduled but don't know what to expect.


What was the amount of time between the screener and the CB?


2.5 weeks. They say it can take up to 3 weeks.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I interned at the FTC in the past few years. Great people. They definitely look fondly upon any economics/antitrust background you may have. I would be as specific as possible and emphasize particular areas of the law that you have studied/worked in during the interview.


Thanks. I actually have a callback scheduled but don't know what to expect.


What was the amount of time between the screener and the CB?


2.5 weeks. They say it can take up to 3 weeks.


Thank you!

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:25 pm

No problem. I don't have any antitrust experience a good amount of coursework in antitrust and a relevant masters degree. Would turn down my firm if offered.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:No problem. I don't have any antitrust experience a good amount of coursework in antitrust and a relevant masters degree. Would turn down my firm if offered.


I am the same poster who interned there. I had only an academic background as well. Most people I met in entry-level positions had the same sort of background. Culturally, try to show them that you are laid back, but also a hard worker. The structure of the internship call back was 2 interviews with staff attorneys. For permanent positions, I know the interview process is more rigorous and may include many, many interviews. A staff attorney there told me they had over 10 interviews in total. I would imagine that is with people on various levels of the hierarchy.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:48 pm

ladeeda wrote:Was the OCI screener for entry-level or for 2L summer?


entry level.

Any word on CBs for Honors Program attorney positions?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:No problem. I don't have any antitrust experience a good amount of coursework in antitrust and a relevant masters degree. Would turn down my firm if offered.


I am the same poster who interned there. I had only an academic background as well. Most people I met in entry-level positions had the same sort of background. Culturally, try to show them that you are laid back, but also a hard worker. The structure of the internship call back was 2 interviews with staff attorneys. For permanent positions, I know the interview process is more rigorous and may include many, many interviews. A staff attorney there told me they had over 10 interviews in total. I would imagine that is with people on various levels of the hierarchy.


I appreciate that info a bunch. Thanks a lot.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:57 am

Any 2L hear back post-screener for 2L summer callback?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby ladeeda » Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
ladeeda wrote:Was the OCI screener for entry-level or for 2L summer?


entry level.

Any word on CBs for Honors Program attorney positions?


Do you mean DOJ Honors? Or FTC Entry-Level?

Everyone keep us posted on CBs and interviews with FTC, and please be sure to say whether you're a 2L or 3L.

It would also be nice to know when you applied, whether you did a screener (they weren't set to be at any of my school's career fairs or walkarounds), and your usual resume summary (school, class rank, journal, relevant WE, and plus factors).

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:57 am

ladeeda wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
ladeeda wrote:Was the OCI screener for entry-level or for 2L summer?


entry level.

Any word on CBs for Honors Program attorney positions?


Do you mean DOJ Honors? Or FTC Entry-Level?

Everyone keep us posted on CBs and interviews with FTC, and please be sure to say whether you're a 2L or 3L.

It would also be nice to know when you applied, whether you did a screener (they weren't set to be at any of my school's career fairs or walkarounds), and your usual resume summary (school, class rank, journal, relevant WE, and plus factors).


FTC entry-level.

Top 20
Top 25%
Secondary LJ

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:33 am

Callback for 3L Entry Level Position
Top 25 school
Top 15%
Paid Government summer internship doing antitrust work but not in mergers.


So excited!!

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Callback for 3L Entry Level Position
Top 25 school
Top 15%
Paid Government summer internship doing antitrust work but not in mergers.


So excited!!


Did you do an OCI screener, or did you submit your application through their online portal?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Callback for 3L Entry Level Position
Top 25 school
Top 15%
Paid Government summer internship doing antitrust work but not in mergers.


So excited!!


Did you do an OCI screener, or did you submit your application through their online portal?


I submitted through the email address on the FTC's website. I did not do an OCI screener. I did do a phone screen with an attorney at the FTC. Received my call back invitation about 1 week after phone screen.

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Callback for 3L Entry Level Position
Top 25 school
Top 15%
Paid Government summer internship doing antitrust work but not in mergers.


So excited!!


Did you do an OCI screener, or did you submit your application through their online portal?


I submitted through the email address on the FTC's website. I did not do an OCI screener. I did do a phone screen with an attorney at the FTC. Received my call back invitation about 1 week after phone screen.


When did you submit your application? How long after that did you get the call about a phone screener?

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Re: Federal Trade Commission-Bureau of Competition Entry Level

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:22 pm

How much is entry level pay?




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