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Individuals selected will participate in the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor’s Attorney Honors Program.  

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These positions are with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor located in Washington, D.C.  

During the initial one-year rotation, Honors Attorneys will work in practice areas that include the full range of Land Management, Water, Natural Resources, Indian, Environmental, Oil and Gas, and Mining laws relating to the Nation’s public lands, national parks and wildlife refuges, administrative and government business matters, ethics, and law relating to the United States’ unique relationship with American Indians and Indian Tribes. 

Honors Attorneys also will participate in cross-organizational meetings, and other efforts and training opportunities designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the practice of law at a Cabinet level agency.  After the Honors Program year the successful candidate will be permanently assigned to a Division or, if desired, a Regional office to provide advice and counsel to client agencies and the Department.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Supervisory status


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