DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle: Application Status Tracker in the OP - Please update!

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Would it be better if you had those stats + and HYS degree? Of course. But for what a component like NSD or FBI needs, your background seems pretty perfect. Grades will matter because you're obviously doing legal work, but if there was a situation where they look past school/prestige/rank, this seems to be one.


I appreciate the optimism :wink: I am currently 16th in my class (out of 300+) and have 2 legal internships on my resume (private firm and a fortune 500 company), but as you said, all that + HYS degree would be significantly "better." I guess time will tell.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:05 am

FYI, someone from DOJ Civ contacted one of my references (who works as an AUSA in the South). So at least we know there's some movement going on.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:FYI, someone from DOJ Civ contacted one of my references (who works as an AUSA in the South). So at least we know there's some movement going on.


What civil sections did you aply to?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:25 am

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Anonymous User wrote:FYI, someone from DOJ Civ contacted one of my references (who works as an AUSA in the South). So at least we know there's some movement going on.


What civil sections did you aply to?


Quoted Poster. I know this isn't helpful, but I'd rather not say.

ETA: I'm mostly curious to see if anyone else's references were contacted. I got the vibe that this was not part of some formal reference check but just one person going through applications who decided to proactively call references.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:17 pm

Well the website says interview notices are end of September right? So reference checks are probably happening soon.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Well the website says interview notices are end of September right? So reference checks are probably happening soon.

A lot of components don't check references until after interviews.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:31 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Well the website says interview notices are end of September right? So reference checks are probably happening soon.

A lot of components don't check references until after interviews.


Fair enough. You know more about the process than me.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:51 pm

I just didn't want anyone to freak out if their references weren't checked at this point. :D

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:24 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Well the website says interview notices are end of September right? So reference checks are probably happening soon.

A lot of components don't check references until after interviews.


I'm the OP whose reference was called. This is true. I really should have added that I mentioned it because it seemed that in past checks came after interviews, but components and those assigned to review applications seem to be able to check references whenever they feel like it.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:59 pm

I don't want to out myself because I've applied only to some components hiring very few people (not NSD) but while my application still says "received" a component code has appeared in the "selected by" section. Can others check to see if this is happening to anyone else?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:07 pm

Different anon. Four component codes so far in my select column, but none from the component I thought would be most likely for me. Very interesting.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:11 pm

Third anon. I have none, but if I were to receive no interviews it wouldn't be shocking.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Different anon. Four component codes so far in my select column, but none from the component I thought would be most likely for me. Very interesting.


Did you apply to Civ?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:15 pm

Yes. Ranked civ first.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:20 pm

From the Community Tab on 9/9/16, Deanna Willis
Hi, again:

The application closed a couple of days ago and folks now want to know when the HP interview selections will be posted and when they will find out whether they are under consideration for the SLIP.

HP: Expect to see online status changes starting the afternoon of September 28th. Fun fact - this year when you are selected for an interview, the code associated with the selecting component will be displayed on your status page. If you don't know the code, there's a link that opens a master list of all the codes so you can see exactly who picked you. Once all the status updates are posted, I will send interview candidates an email message with instructions on what to do next. Specifically, it will tell them how to schedule their interview(s) and where to send supplemental materials requested by the interviewing component(s), such as writing samples, transcripts, etc. Go ahead and get informal copies of your transcript if you are feeling confident. The main HP interview period is October 17 - November 4.

SLIP: This notice comes later - expect it around October 5th. You, too, will be able to see the code for the selecting component(s). The individual components that want to interview by telephone will reach out to their candidates. There is no central interview schedule for the SLIP.

Hope this is helpful.


This is almost a week to early for application status to change. So who the heck knows what this means. Maybe she'll clarify?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Different anon. Four component codes so far in my select column, but none from the component I thought would be most likely for me. Very interesting.


I have one code, but from my #2 choice and one that I didn't think I was competitive for at all when compared to my #1. Some components might be doing something weird in sending their selections which is making them pop up or this could be a glitch intended to brutally tease all of us.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Third anon. I have none, but if I were to receive no interviews it wouldn't be shocking.


Same for me. Nothing in my "selected by" box, but I won't be surprised if I am not selected by any component.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:14 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Third anon. I have none, but if I were to receive no interviews it wouldn't be shocking.


Same for me. Nothing in my "selected by" box, but I won't be surprised if I am not selected by any component.


Perhaps someone only a tiny bit more neurotic than me could call and ask? Deana's number is listed on the main page

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:23 pm

I just sent Deana a message. Also, if folks got something and they're on the spreadsheet, would they mind populating it? Just so those of us without any notifications know which ones (potentially) went out.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I just sent Deana a message. Also, if folks got something and they're on the spreadsheet, would they mind populating it? Just so those of us without any notifications know which ones (potentially) went out.


We should wait to confirm what this is before people start updating the spreadsheet. Could mean a million different things. There's no interview until the website tells you/you get an e-mail.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:27 am

I didn't have a code yesterday, but I do today. Maybe their trickling in as components get done reviewing applications?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:30 am

Anonymous User wrote:I didn't have a code yesterday, but I do today. Maybe their trickling in as components get done reviewing applications?


I still don't have a code, but again I don't expect one.

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:55 am

Just had a status code added for ATR

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 12:01 pm

Anyone who applied to CRT have their status update?

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Re: DOJ Honors 2016-2017 Cycle

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 12:12 pm

Any codes seen for Crim?



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