2013 FCC Honors Program

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I don't think it's going to happen this week, it's COB Thursday already.


Yeah, I'm not holding my breath. But hiring committees do seem to like meeting on Friday (as a general matter... I know nothing about the FCC hiring committee).


Oh I didn't know about hiring committees and Fridays, good to know!

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:19 am

hopefully we will hear this week!

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:17 pm

Any updates on CB's?

Hmmm... I am wondering how the decisions are being influenced by the ranking of our institutions... would anyone care to post their rough statistics?

Me:

T-15
Top 25%
Journal (not law review)

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any updates on CB's?

Hmmm... I am wondering how the decisions are being influenced by the ranking of our institutions... would anyone care to post their rough statistics?

Me:

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Journal (not law review)


Me: T15, average/50%, no LR & no journal, worked in communications...

oh the waiting!

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:23 pm

T20
20%
secondary journal

Anyone have any idea how many people they take?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:T20
20%
secondary journal

Anyone have any idea how many people they take?


I think like 4-5. It's one of the more competitive programs.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:T20
20%
secondary journal

Anyone have any idea how many people they take?


Any work in the communications field?

Well, but do they even care about that? I feel this may turned out to be "DOJ" level style recruitment which would not surprised me.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:56 pm

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Well, but do they even care about that? I feel this may turned out to be "DOJ" level style recruitment which would not surprised me.


I don't understand what "'DOJ' level style recruitment" means. Can you explain? :?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:30 pm

Got callback today :)

Top 10-25% at T20
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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

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Congratulations! I am happy to hear they have started the process. Was it an email or phone call?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

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Congrats! Can you say a little more about your media-related background? (Without ousting yourself of course) I think that will play a big factor in my application . . .

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

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

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Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

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Congratulations! I am happy to hear they have started the process. Was it an email or phone call?


Phone call.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

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Congrats! Can you say a little more about your media-related background? (Without ousting yourself of course) I think that will play a big factor in my application . . .


If you'll provide your username, I'll PM you.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:58 am

anybody else get a CB?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:15 pm

So now that they've begin CBs, how long do we wait until we realize we won't be getting a call? :(

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:39 pm

bump

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:31 am

has anybody else gotten a CB? thus far I know of only one person - someone who posted here... If anyone knows of anybody else, please let us know. thanks :)

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:04 am

I did as well last week over the phone but had already decide to go somewhere else next year so declined it

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:12 am

Anonymous User wrote:I did as well last week over the phone but had already decide to go somewhere else next year so declined it


thanks for posting. I am kind of surprised I didn't hear from them. oh well.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:I did as well last week over the phone but had already decide to go somewhere else next year so declined it


do you mind sharing your stats?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:49 pm

I got a call on 10/16, interview scheduled for this week. Found this board searching for chances. Curious to know how many people they interview and how many people get selected. The person who called me was SUPER excited and wanted to impress on me how rare these interviews are. I believe her. I can imagine there are a ton of applications and given the interview panels/scheduling (10 people over 3 panels - 4/4/2, all chiefs of staff, asst bureau chiefs, etc, except for the ones who are former honors program attorneys), very few interviews must take place. It is a tremendous undertaking to schedule people for interviews.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

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Congrats! Do you know what section or dept you will be?
Still waiting for a CB :(

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:57 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Got callback today :)

Top 10-25% at T20
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No FCC internships


Congrats! Do you know what section or dept you will be?
Still waiting for a CB :(


Nope, selections are made for the program generally, and then bureau assignments come later, after selection. I think you get to indicate preferences (but are not guaranteed anything) and have the opportunity to move to a different bureau after your first year. There's a lot of movement and "cross-pollination" among the FCC's bureaus and offices.

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:04 pm

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Nope, selections are made for the program generally, and then bureau assignments come later, after selection. I think you get to indicate preferences (but are not guaranteed anything) and have the opportunity to move to a different bureau after your first year. There's a lot of movement and "cross-pollination" among the FCC's bureaus and offices.


Did you do your interview already? Terrifying? Standard?

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Re: 2013 FCC Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:05 pm

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Nope, selections are made for the program generally, and then bureau assignments come later, after selection. I think you get to indicate preferences (but are not guaranteed anything) and have the opportunity to move to a different bureau after your first year. There's a lot of movement and "cross-pollination" among the FCC's bureaus and offices.


Did you do your interview already? Terrifying? Standard?


Nope I asked about this in my screener.




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