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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:43 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard anything about CRT?


Deanna just posted finalists.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:10 pm

I’m a finalist for one component, but was waiting on another component which was posted this morning. If my status has not changed (still says finalist for the other component), I should assume I am not a finalist for the one that updated recently, right?

It just seems weird because my references were getting checked for the second one up until yesterday. But who knows what the DOJ gods want :|

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I’m a finalist for one component, but was waiting on another component which was posted this morning. If my status has not changed (still says finalist for the other component), I should assume I am not a finalist for the one that updated recently, right?

It just seems weird because my references were getting checked for the second one up until yesterday. But who knows what the DOJ gods want :|


Could just mean that they realllllyyyyyy want you for the component you're a finalist for and they don't want you even thinking about taking another position?

Still haven't even had my references checked, though designated a finalist, so guessing I'm probably an alternate :(

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:04 pm

Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.


via phone or email/from which court?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Hope312 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.


Congratulations! Do you mind sharing if you had your references checked? And did you get the offer by email or phone?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.


Congrats!!! Would you mind sharing what location?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Was it a phone call or email offer from OCIJ EOIR?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:07 pm

all these people curious about OCIJ makes me feel better that I'm not the only one waiting

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:18 pm

Any updates on ENRD?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:19 pm

Hope312 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.


Congratulations! Do you mind sharing if you had your references checked? And did you get the offer by email or phone?


Thank you. My references were checked one week after my interview (on Oct. 17). I got the offer by email.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Was it a phone call or email offer from OCIJ EOIR?


The OCIJ offer will come by email.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:46 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Was it a phone call or email offer from OCIJ EOIR?


The OCIJ offer will come by email.


Did it come from avue/Deana or did it come from the actual court?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby redscare » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:56 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Was it a phone call or email offer from OCIJ EOIR?


The OCIJ offer will come by email.


Did it come from avue/Deana or did it come from the actual court?


It will come from someone in HR from headquarters.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:all these people curious about OCIJ makes me feel better that I'm not the only one waiting


Same, even though I'm not waiting on OCIJ :(

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:13 pm

Is a clerkship at OCIJ considered valuable or prestigious outside of immigration?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ.


Congratulations! I also received an offer from EOIR-OCIJ by email today. Good luck to everyone still waiting!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby MS011 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is a clerkship at OCIJ considered valuable or prestigious outside of immigration?


From what I have been told, yes. One of my mentors is a Judge and she did the EOIR clerkship and she then joined DOJ civil rights officer.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby wyoming92 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:11 pm

Got OCIJ offer today. References both checked two weeks ago. I interviewed first day so the advice that references checked before finalists are listed equals a first round offer seems to pan out. Got my fifth choice on my preference sheet.

Still waiting on office of policy for EOIR.

Also got Presidential Management Fellow offer today.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:42 am

Accepted an ENRD offer on Monday. It came via phone. Good luck to those waiting.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an ENRD offer on Monday. It came via phone. Good luck to those waiting.


Congratulations!! Do you know when they checked your references? Also, was it from a particular section?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:01 am

Anonymous User wrote:Is a clerkship at OCIJ considered valuable or prestigious outside of immigration?


Also curious about this^^^

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:24 am

wyoming92 wrote:Got OCIJ offer today. References both checked two weeks ago. I interviewed first day so the advice that references checked before finalists are listed equals a first round offer seems to pan out. Got my fifth choice on my preference sheet.

Still waiting on office of policy for EOIR.

Also got Presidential Management Fellow offer today.


Congrats - what court if you don't mind saying?!? Also for the rest of us still waiting for OCIJ:

"Dear OCIJ Honors Program Candidate: EOIR OCIJ asked us to inform you that the upcoming holiday period will impact its reference check and offer process. Offers are starting to go out, but due to the volume of hiring, the process can take some time. OCIJ recognizes that many employers are hiring during this period. If you should receive an offer from another employer with a firm response deadline and wish to confirm your status with OCIJ before responding please email Attorney Advisor [redacted] or OCIJ Program Analyst [redacted]. Best regards, Deana Willis Assistant Director Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management "

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is a clerkship at OCIJ considered valuable or prestigious outside of immigration?

FWIW, when I interviewed I got the strong impression that former OCIJ clerks overwhelmingly went into immigration jobs. Not sure how much of that is want vs. need though. You could probably sell an OCIJ clerkship as evidence of being a good writer, but the area of law doesn’t really transfer to other fields and since the rules of evidence don’t apply you’re missing out on that big transferable skill. So I’m not saying it’s not valuable/prestigious, but both are in the eye of the beholder so it’s going to depend.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2018-2019

Postby wyoming92 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:04 pm

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wyoming92 wrote:Got OCIJ offer today. References both checked two weeks ago. I interviewed first day so the advice that references checked before finalists are listed equals a first round offer seems to pan out. Got my fifth choice on my preference sheet.

Still waiting on office of policy for EOIR.

Also got Presidential Management Fellow offer today.


Congrats - what court if you don't mind saying?!? Also for the rest of us still waiting for OCIJ:

"Dear OCIJ Honors Program Candidate: EOIR OCIJ asked us to inform you that the upcoming holiday period will impact its reference check and offer process. Offers are starting to go out, but due to the volume of hiring, the process can take some time. OCIJ recognizes that many employers are hiring during this period. If you should receive an offer from another employer with a firm response deadline and wish to confirm your status with OCIJ before responding please email Attorney Advisor [redacted] or OCIJ Program Analyst [redacted]. Best regards, Deana Willis Assistant Director Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management "


Miami. It was fifth on my list after falls church, Arlington, Orlando, and New York.



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