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Education Division Internships

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Jun 2, 2023

The Education Division delivers education and resources through a variety of means including: in-person programs to which participants travel; in-person programs conducted in courthouses for local participants; audio, video, and web conferences; programs and materials delivered over the courts intranet; and printed publications. The Education Division contains four teams: Judicial and Legal Education, Executive Education, Management & Professional Development Education, and Probation and Pretrial Services Education.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with developing needs assessment surveys of judicial employees and/or officers.
  • Analyze survey data and compile reports.
  • Analyze and summarize participant evaluations of Center educational programs.
  • Participate in program planning committee meetings.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of live web conferences by researching topics, using the internet and other resources.
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations.
  • Create handouts, assemble and ship materials.
  • Update existing education programs and learning tools, including web-based training programs, through research and other tasks.
  • Review newspapers, journals, and related publications for relevant essays or reports about effective education and training activities.
  • Review and summarize commercial video, audio, and print-based educational media for use as training aids in the federal courts and recommend to senior staff the purchase of such materials to include in the Center's Media Library.
  • Interact with judicial employees and/or officers nationwide, via telephone, email, intranet and in person.
  • Use the internet and other resources to conduct short and long-term research projects on topics ranging from legal issues to leadership in the public sector to developments in the federal sentencing policy and the supervision of offenders.
  • Carry out a range of technical and office support activities.
  • Assist with program logistics for onsite meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Assist with program logistics for hotel site searches.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen, subject to the exceptions enumerated at .
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation.
  • Relatives of Center staff members may not be employed at the Center in any capacity.
  • All requirements must be met for full consideration.
The Federal Judicial Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and an inclusive work culture. It strives to maintain a professional and collegial workplace in which everyone is valued and treated fairly and respectfully.

This vacancy announcement was produced at U.S. taxpayer expense.


Ability to engage with and complete the activities listed in position description.


Students currently enrolled and seeking an undergraduate degree at a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis.

Additional information

Benefits are not applicable for this position.

The Federal Judicial Center recruits interns for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

Fall Semester dates: September - December. Fall Semester application deadline: mid-June
Spring Semester dates: January - April. Spring Semester application deadline: mid-October
Summer Semester dates: May - August. Summer Semester application deadline: mid-March

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