The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. A career with the SEC offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public.


  • Law students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions’ work. That work depends on the division or office where the student works. Intern assignments range from supporting litigation to assisting with drafting new regulations to helping with reviews, exams or public outreach.


  • Law students must be enrolled at least half-time in an accredited law school to participate in the Student Honors Program. Law school graduates who are enrolled in a graduate legal program (i.e. LL.M.) or joint degree programs (i.e. JD/MBA, JD/MPP, etc.) at least half time may also participate in the Student Honors Legal Program.

To Apply

To learn a more about this employment opportunity, please visit http://go.usa.gov/3uGDC and apply online at https://sec.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410633400. For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or omwi@sec.gov.