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Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

OIG is in compliance with the provision of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-389) that requires all federal agencies to provide USERRA training.

OIG Position Announcements:

Job Title: Writer-Editor
Series and Grade: GS-1082-13
Department: Chief of Staff
Location(s): Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Announcement Number & Links: 22-DOCIG-33 (Government-wide) 
Open Period: 04/22/2022 – 05/06/2022

Student Volunteer (Law Clerk) 
Department of Commerce 
Office of Inspector General 

This vacancy is for an Unpaid Student Volunteer (Law Clerk) position in the Office of Counsel located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Washington, D.C. The Office of Counsel provides legal services and advice to OIG in its oversight of the Department of Commerce programs. The office's work covers an array of legal issues relating to investigations, audits, employee relations, federal contracting, appropriations, among others. The clerk will work on an unpaid volunteer basis and the position will be remotely based, but there may be an option for some on-site work at OIG headquarters in Washington, D.C. The position is on a part-time or full-time basis with the clerk working 24-40 hours per week. 

Candidates must be U.S. citizens. Candidates must be current law students, enrolled not less than half-time, who have completed at least one full year of law school prior to starting this clerkship. Candidates may be subject to a background investigation and must receive a favorable determination in any such investigation. Candidates should submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and brief cover letter to Hana Carney and David Crane, Senior Assistant Counsels, via email to by March 21, 2022. Please note “OC Law Clerk Application” in the subject line and exclude or redact any sensitive personally identifiable information in your documents. Candidates must be available to interview remotely via video conferencing software.