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The Department of Justice leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms.  As a Justice employee you’ll be a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.

Department of Justice agencies post job announcements directly to – the one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. allows you to search for openings by location or keyword. You can also search for openings within a specific Department of Justice agency. Become a My USAJobs Member to post and create a resume, apply to Federal Government jobs, and receive automated job alerts.

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Disability Hiring

The Department of Justice is committed to addressing the employment and professional development needs of the disability community. To assist overall disability employment efforts, the Department coordinates numerous activities to provide all DOJ Components the opportunity to attract, develop, retain, and accommodate talented individuals from this important community. These activities reflect an understanding of the unique employment needs of Persons with Disabilities, and the appropriate tools and strategies that should be utilized in recruitment, hiring, and development of Persons with Disabilities.


Attorney and Law Student Opportunities

Discover what it’s like to practice law at the "Nation's Litigator." The Department of Justice recognizes and appreciates the need for attorneys of varied backgrounds and skills, and offers an inclusive environment that relies on diverse perspectives to ensure that we effectively serve the American people. Whether you are a law student or a seasoned attorney, there are opportunities for you at the Department of Justice.

Experienced AttorneysCurrent Attorney Vacancies

Entry Level AttorneysThe Attorney General's Honors Program

Law StudentsSummer Law Intern Program | Volunteer Legal Intern Opportunities

Special Agents

Be a special agent with the Department of Justice. This exciting, challenging, and rewarding job is for the physically and mentally tough. Each day is different, and each day gives you a chance to serve your country.

ATF Special Agents
DEA Special Agents
FBI Special Agents

Current Vacancies

In addition to posting their vacancies on, some Department of Justice agencies discuss career opportunities and list vacancies on their web sites.

Office of Justice Programs
(Relay Center 202-855-1000)

ATF Jobs
DEA Jobs
FBI Jobs Bureau of Prisons Careers  

Some Department vacancy announcements allow you to apply on-line through Avue Digital Services, Inc. (ADS).

Updated: October 2012