Judicial Branch - Agency Wide Education Division Internships in Washington, District Of Columbia

Judicial Branch - Agency Wide
9 vacancies in the following location:
  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Part Time 32 hours - Internships

Opened Thursday 1/21/2016 (275 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 12/30/2016 (69 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The Federal Judicial Center (FJC) is the federal courts' agency for continuing education and research. Congress established the Center in 1967 as a separate organization within the federal judicial system at the request of the Judicial Conference of the United States. A nine-member board chaired by the Chief Justice of the United States determines its basic policies. The FJC is located in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building which is immediately adjacent to Union Station.

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. The 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, and Probation & Pretrial Programs.


develop and conduct training 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

conduct informational interviews for stories for Court to Court programs

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

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Resume and/or Supporting Documents (see How to Apply)
  • Qualifications

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 (US Citizens only)

All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of the announcement

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Qualified candidates will be contacted.



Other Information


Salary Range: $11.74 to $11.74 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: GS-0399-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 427134300

Job Announcement Number: FJC-1604574