The Federal Judicial Center - Education Division Internships

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 14, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Education Division produces educational programs, materials, and resources for federal court of appeals, district, bankruptcy, and magistrate judges and for federal judicial branch employees, including persons serving in clerk of court, probation and pretrial services offices.
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Responsibilities

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.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • 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 Center does not provide housing or transportation.


Qualifications

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

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Benefits are not applicable for this position.

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

Summer Semester dates: May - August. Summer Semester application deadline: mid March.

Fall Semester dates: September - December. Fall Semester application deadline: mid June.

Spring Semester dates: January - April. Spring Semester application deadline: mid October.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

For applicants to be considered all of the following materials must be included in their application packets: cover letter, resume, transcript, brief writing sample (maximum five pages), and at least one letter of recommendation.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

For applicants to be considered all of the following materials must be included in their application packets: cover letter, resume, transcript, brief writing sample (maximum five pages), and at least one letter of recommendation.

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