Internal Revenue Service Law Clerk (Office of Chief Counsel) in Westbury, New York
**JOB TITLE: OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL, IRS SUMMER LEGAL PROGRAM, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. **PAY SCALE/GRADE: GS 9 **JOB SUMMARY: The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. The IRS Office of Chief Counsel's Summer Legal Program provides exposure to the Office by enabling law students to work under the supervision, and with the assistance of, experienced tax lawyers. Offers of full-time employment with our Honors Program may be made to summer law students at the conclusion of the program. It is anticipated students will work for us the full summer. The target start date for this position is Summer 2022. **JOB QUALIFICATIONS: - You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: * *Class Rank Requirement: - JDs: Top 25% class rank or GPA of 3.35 or higher is required (if the school does not provide class rank or GPA at the time a selection is made, a LSAT score of 160 or higher is required); - For Tax LLMs (including JD/Tax LLMs, if applicable) who have completed any Tax LLM coursework: must satisfy the JD class rank requirement above or have a minimum GPA of 3.25 in the Tax LLM program (if the Tax LLM program does not provide GPA, a minimum LSAT of 160 is required); - Must attend an ABA accredited law school; and - Must be a U.S. citizen. **Attributes of an Ideal Candidate: - Special high-level recognition for academic excellence in law school, such as selection to Order of the Coif or receipt of the American Jurisprudence Award in related courses; or top grades in tax or related course work; - Evidence of background or experience in the position to be filled, such as taking relevant law school classes (tax law, bankruptcy/debtor creditor law, administrative law) or relevant legal or tax experience (tax legal experience) or relevant tax volunteer experience (VITA, Tax Clinic); - Work or achievement in the law school's law review or other recognized law journal; - Winning a moot court or mock trial competition or membership on a moot court or mock trial team **REQUIRED EDUCATION: - You must be enrolled in a J.D. and/or tax LLM program, or have graduated with a JD from an ABA-accredited law school. Please do not apply to this announcement if you are not currently enrolled in law school or meet the criteria and are a recent graduate of law school. - Current law students who have completed at least one full year of legal study by the application deadline are eligible to apply (part-time law students must be currently attending law school and have completed the equivalent of one year of full-time study by the application deadline). **The announcement for Office of Chief Counsel, IRS Summer Legal Program may be viewed by visiting: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608238400. **The SBSE Recruitment Team holds Virtual Information Sessions to highlight vacancies. Interested participants may register for the information sessions here https://www.jobs.irs.gov/. During these sessions, interested applicants will hear from Managers about working for the IRS, qualifications needed and training. Human Resources is also available if anyone has any questions about the application and onboarding processes. **If interested in any of the positions, it is highly encouraged that these sessions be attended.