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Re: IRS Honors

Postby gogogogo » Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:22 pm

Just got a call to schedule an interview with IRS honors. They did not do OCI at my school.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonnininny » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:23 pm

gogogogo wrote:Just got a call to schedule an interview with IRS honors. They did not do OCI at my school.


Was the call for a field office or the national office in DC?

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby gogogogo » Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:32 pm

I believe both. She said it was a first round interview, then depending on how it went and where I wanted to work there would be a second interview. Im located in DC though, and Im only interested in the DC office which I indicated on the app. She said they were really behind b/c of the shutdown hence why she was doing callbacks on a sunday of a holiday weekend.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:27 pm

Anybody heard back from Austin? They were interviewing about 4 weeks ago.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:17 pm

Has anyone here heard back regarding the summer program?

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone here heard back regarding the summer program?


Nothing back yet. As a reference point, I applied in August, received an interview request a couple of weeks ago and interviewed several days after that. My interviewer said I could expect to hear back anytime between 2-8+ weeks. I'm hopeful, but the process is long!

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonnininny » Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:03 pm

gogogogo wrote:I believe both. She said it was a first round interview, then depending on how it went and where I wanted to work there would be a second interview. Im located in DC though, and Im only interested in the DC office which I indicated on the app. She said they were really behind b/c of the shutdown hence why she was doing callbacks on a sunday of a holiday weekend.


When is your interview? Trying to get an idea of timeline.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:10 pm

For some perspective, I applied in early October. The field office rushed to do an interview before the shutdown. Immediately after the shutdown, the field office sent a recommendation to a committee (I think in D.C.). The field office hoped to hear back in mid-November from the committee. However, the field office indicated that the committee did not make decisions until December last year. I expect that we may not hear back until January because the shutdown delayed field offices from conducting interviews.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby gogogogo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:22 pm

During my interview last week they said that the board will only meet two more times. Yesterday I got confirmation that I should hear back in the next 1-2 weeks, and that my application package had been sent to the board.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:57 pm

I interviewed a while back and have not had a callback. I recently was emailed by an attorney asking if I had any questions about the program. Has anyone else received emails?

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:07 pm

I was told there would be no CBs.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 17, 2013 11:24 pm

Not sure if this is the correct thread, but I've heard people have got offers for the summer legal program in the past week.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Not sure if this is the correct thread, but I've heard people have got offers for the summer legal program in the past week.


Do you know if these have been phone or email/mail offers?

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Not sure if this is the correct thread, but I've heard people have got offers for the summer legal program in the past week.


Do you know if these have been phone or email/mail offers?


Phone I believe.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:32 pm

Does anyone have an idea of what percentage of their summer legal interns they take for the honors program? I know it's budget permitting, but is it usually around all of them, 50% of them, etc.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have an idea of what percentage of their summer legal interns they take for the honors program? I know it's budget permitting, but is it usually around all of them, 50% of them, etc.


Honors program is near 100% offer rate. Possibly exactly 100% but there are always rumors of someone being bad enough for a no offer (but you would have to be really atrociously bad). Non-honors (ie unpaid) interns is basically 0%.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have an idea of what percentage of their summer legal interns they take for the honors program? I know it's budget permitting, but is it usually around all of them, 50% of them, etc.


Honors program is near 100% offer rate. Possibly exactly 100% but there are always rumors of someone being bad enough for a no offer (but you would have to be really atrociously bad). Non-honors (ie unpaid) interns is basically 0%.


There are three programs: externship (unpaid), internship (paid), and the honors program. My question is about the percentage of interns (the paid ones that do it for a summer) that get into the honors program. Is that what you were getting at?

From my understanding once you're in the honors program, you're essentially set.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:17 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have an idea of what percentage of their summer legal interns they take for the honors program? I know it's budget permitting, but is it usually around all of them, 50% of them, etc.


Honors program is near 100% offer rate. Possibly exactly 100% but there are always rumors of someone being bad enough for a no offer (but you would have to be really atrociously bad). Non-honors (ie unpaid) interns is basically 0%.


There are three programs: externship (unpaid), internship (paid), and the honors program. My question is about the percentage of interns (the paid ones that do it for a summer) that get into the honors program. Is that what you were getting at?

From my understanding once you're in the honors program, you're essentially set.


The paid summer internship is part of the honors program. It's called Summer Honors or something. So yes.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:27 am

I thought it was cold/not very professional when they dinged on Thanksgiving Eve a few years ago, but Christmas Eve rejections is breaking new ground.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:45 pm

goddamnit why. Thought the interview went well. Worst Christmas ever

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:46 pm

They hired 8 people nationwide. It sucks but against odds like that, no point reading into it.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:29 pm

So did they actually ding people? And if so, how and what offices?

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:36 pm

Yes, by email this morning, national Honors/SLIP.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:So did they actually ding people? And if so, how and what offices?


Dinged this morning by email. DC.

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Re: IRS Honors

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:06 pm

Finally dinged today (Austin). Interviewed in early November. Well, at least this time my email wasn't addressed to someone else (as was the one asking me to interview).




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