DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have an idea of how likely reneging a SLIP offer will negatively affect my chances for the Honors Program next year?


You should call your contact person and ask. It may depend on a component-by-component basis. I know for OCIJ, the contact person seemed to indicate SLIP candidates reneging offers happens (how often - I'm not sure; how they deal with it - I'm not sure either...But it does happen.)

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:07 pm

From Deana on Avue:

Tax Div met HP hiring goals
Greetings, all:

I just finished updating status for the Tax Division's Honors Program candidates. The Tax Division has met its hiring goals for both the Criminal Section and the Civil Section and will not issue any more offers.

Tax Division SLIP hiring is still in progress - I'll update that once they let me know the process is complete.

Best of luck, all.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:05 pm

Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:23 pm

Just got my offer for OCIJ. I’ve never accepted an offer so quickly. Elated right now.

Not certain if references were checked but I received the email at 9:30 this morning.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?


Anyone who was a former SLIP, we’d appreciate your input. Have you heard anything about the background checks/drug tests yet?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:43 am

Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:48 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:03 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


...why would you assume OP is asking about SLIP? Either way, still a valid question.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


...why would you assume OP is asking about SLIP? Either way, still a valid question.

OP, I’m assuming that you were talking about SLIP because you posted in the SLIP thread about accepting a SLIP offer. It’s not a valid question here because the procedures for an internship this summer aren’t going to be the same as the procedures for a permanent job that starts next fall, so no point in confusing yourself comparing the two.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:23 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


...why would you assume OP is asking about SLIP? Either way, still a valid question.

OP, I’m assuming that you were talking about SLIP because you posted in the SLIP thread about accepting a SLIP offer. It’s not a valid question here because the procedures for an internship this summer aren’t going to be the same as the procedures for a permanent job that starts next fall, so no point in confusing yourself comparing the two.


To answer your question, though, I did SLIP last summer. The process moved quickly. I received an email mid-December about submitting my employment forms. You get drug tested within 45 days of your start date, or at least that's how it was last summer.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


...why would you assume OP is asking about SLIP? Either way, still a valid question.

OP, I’m assuming that you were talking about SLIP because you posted in the SLIP thread about accepting a SLIP offer. It’s not a valid question here because the procedures for an internship this summer aren’t going to be the same as the procedures for a permanent job that starts next fall, so no point in confusing yourself comparing the two.


To answer your question, though, I did SLIP last summer. The process moved quickly. I received an email mid-December about submitting my employment forms. You get drug tested within 45 days of your start date, or at least that's how it was last summer.


Thanks for the info! May I ask what component you were a SLIP for? Was the drug test a hair/urine or form you had to fill out verifying if you took any illegal drugs?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


...why would you assume OP is asking about SLIP? Either way, still a valid question.

OP, I’m assuming that you were talking about SLIP because you posted in the SLIP thread about accepting a SLIP offer. It’s not a valid question here because the procedures for an internship this summer aren’t going to be the same as the procedures for a permanent job that starts next fall, so no point in confusing yourself comparing the two.


To answer your question, though, I did SLIP last summer. The process moved quickly. I received an email mid-December about submitting my employment forms. You get drug tested within 45 days of your start date, or at least that's how it was last summer.


Thanks for the info! May I ask what component you were a SLIP for? Was the drug test a hair/urine or form you had to fill out verifying if you took any illegal drugs?


Civil. Urine and a form you had to fill out.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:07 am

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you accept an offer? Is there a timeline for background checks/drug tests or any other administrative issues?

Hey (since I can see who posts anon). if you’re asking about SLIP, can you please keep those questions in the SLIP thread? Processes for the two things aren’t always the same.


For a second I thought this was me, but then I realized someone took my exact question and posted it in the honors thread. It really be your own people.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:54 pm

Status went from "finalist" to "offer accepted." Considering the news Deana just put out about HP hiring done for Civ, there's probably going to be some more focus now on finalizing SLIP.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:44 pm

So I got a phone call like a month back for a SLIP summer program. They told me I was the top/one of the top (i.e. top two candidates) but because of internal policies they couldn't hire me under SLIP until they had given offers to all veterans over me... I mean I understand that if you served in a combat zone or a hardship post you should get this preference, but not some chair pusher operating a drone out in Nevada. Little frustrating given I would have been hired on the spot. But for all you out there still waiting, that is what is going on.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:So I got a phone call like a month back for a SLIP summer program. They told me I was the top/one of the top (i.e. top two candidates) but because of internal policies they couldn't hire me under SLIP until they had given offers to all veterans over me... I mean I understand that if you served in a combat zone or a hardship post you should get this preference, but not some chair pusher operating a drone out in Nevada. Little frustrating given I would have been hired on the spot. But for all you out there still waiting, that is what is going on.


You don't get to decide what military service is valuable. The rate of PTSD for "chair pusher[s] operating a drone out in Nevada" is exremely high.

https://www.npr.org/2017/04/24/52541342 ... ma-is-real

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/us/dr ... at-do.html

https://www.stripes.com/mccaskill-drone ... d-1.354681

They are a lot like snipers making life or death decisiosn at a long distance. It is very psychologically taxing. As a prospective governmetn employee you should recognise this.

ETA I am not in the military, I am just not discounting the service of others.

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:58 pm

Those stats do nothing. If anything, police and firefighters should get the same preferential treatment.. they face much more out there these days than a HR employee at the Pentagon

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:19 pm

How did you get from drone pilot in Nevada to HR at the Pentagon (and are the latter actually vets?)?

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Re: DOJ SLIP - summer 2018

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:55 pm

...in other news I got the email to initiate the security process today. I’m including this to put a timeline for the 2019 peeps that look at this thread and also maybe to provide a nice segue for this thread.




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