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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:21 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from DOL yet?


DOL is making calls for first-round interviews.

Anyone know how long that process will last?

I'm also curious how a phone interview works; do they call you to set up a later time to call you again for the interview?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:41 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from DOL yet?


DOL is making calls for first-round interviews.

Anyone know how long that process will last?

I'm also curious how a phone interview works; do they call you to set up a later time to call you again for the interview?

That's what they did last year.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from DOL yet?


DOL is making calls for first-round interviews.

Anyone know how long that process will last?

I'm also curious how a phone interview works; do they call you to set up a later time to call you again for the interview?

That's what they did last year.


I know that the DOL Honors program is super competitive. Does anyone know how many people they generally interview? I understand that they only do one round of interviews, so I'm guessing the number is a bit higher than other agencies. Also, any one know how their interviews are generally structured (ie, substantive questions, etc.)-- I'm sure this depends on the interviewer, but any tips would be appreciated.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I know that the DOL Honors program is super competitive. Does anyone know how many people they generally interview? I understand that they only do one round of interviews, so I'm guessing the number is a bit higher than other agencies. Also, any one know how their interviews are generally structured (ie, substantive questions, etc.)-- I'm sure this depends on the interviewer, but any tips would be appreciated.

Last year there were 15 pairs of interviewers doing phone interviews, though I don't know how many candidates each set of interviewers actually interviewed. They also did OCI interviews at about 30 schools (though some people reported that there was no pre-screening for the OCI interviews).

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby gogogogo » Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:55 pm

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gogogogo wrote:Got a rejection in mail from US house of reps office of legislative counsel. Bummer.


Did you have a call-back with them?



Had an OCI interview with them.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:34 am

Has anybody heard back from the FTC? Had a callback recently and am curious if anyone has received final news.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby YouDontKnowMe » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:52 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard back from the FTC? Had a callback recently and am curious if anyone has received final news.


Which Bureau?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:45 am

How competitive would you guys say the DHS honors program is? Is it easier for someone who did a summer internship with them?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby 90LawSchool » Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:45 pm

Has anyone heard from the Fed Reserve?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How competitive would you guys say the DHS honors program is? Is it easier for someone who did a summer internship with them?


I interned there and got an interview for DHS Honors. From what I've gathered, they seem to be more loyal to past interns than other agencies I've interned at (at least enough to get an initial interview), but are still extremely competitive. I was told when I interned there that I should definitely not count on employment. If that is where you want to work, it definitely can't hurt to summer there.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby gogogogo » Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:20 pm

Just got a call to schedule an interview with HUD. Mailed in my App, they did not do OCI at my school.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:02 pm

Anyone here interview with DOL yet that applied via e-mail?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:26 pm

gogogogo wrote:Just got a call to schedule an interview with HUD. Mailed in my App, they did not do OCI at my school.


Same! Happy to have a return on my investment in resume paper, mailing supplies, and postage.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:30 pm

For those that heard from HUD, do you mind saying whether it was a regional office or HQ?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby grho » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:34 pm

I heard from the regional office.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:52 pm

90LawSchool wrote:Has anyone heard from the Fed Reserve?


They've completed their hiring.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:11 pm

For HUD can you confirm which region, your numbers, or just to confirm whether or not it was jacksonville I'll take anything I can get thanks

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:For HUD can you confirm which region, your numbers, or just to confirm whether or not it was jacksonville I'll take anything I can get thanks


Not Florida.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:23 pm

for HUD would anyone mind saying whether it was georgia? sorry, i know this is neurotic - it just seems to be going region by region and it's a little frustrating.
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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone here interview with DOL yet that applied via e-mail?


I did.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:for HUD would anyone mind saying whether it was georgia? sorry, i know this is neurotic - it just seems to be going region by region and it's a little frustrating.


It wasn't Georgia either, at least not for me. For what it's worth, I am fairly certain some folks (at my school) have received rejections via snail mail so if you haven't heard anything, my guess would be that there's hope.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:31 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:for HUD would anyone mind saying whether it was georgia? sorry, i know this is neurotic - it just seems to be going region by region and it's a little frustrating.


It wasn't Georgia either, at least not for me. For what it's worth, I am fairly certain some folks (at my school) have received rejections via snail mail so if you haven't heard anything, my guess would be that there's hope.


thank you! i really appreciate your response. this whole waiting game is no fun.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:09 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone here interview with DOL yet that applied via e-mail?


I did.

When did you interview? Did you have a ton of relevant experience or are your numbers killer?

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:43 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone here interview with DOL yet that applied via e-mail?


I did.

When did you interview? Did you have a ton of relevant experience or are your numbers killer?


I interviewed this week. I did a few L&E-related internships and was top 5% at a T30 school.

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Re: 2014 Government Honors Programs

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:39 am

Received a call from HUD-Regional to setup an interview for next week. It's my understanding that the regional office that is closest to the applicant conducts the interview. This includes placements with HQ.




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