USAO or SEC NY for 1L Summer?

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USAO or SEC NY for 1L Summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:07 pm

Don't want to do securities litigation but interested in financial sector in general. Pros and cons of either in terms of substantive work, mentorship, opportunities?

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Re: USAO or SEC NY for 1L Summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Don't want to do securities litigation but interested in financial sector in general. Pros and cons of either in terms of substantive work, mentorship, opportunities?


USAO doesn't hire entry-level law grads/3Ls. Many AUSAs have several years of state prosecutorial experience before jumping to federal. Just something to consider.

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Re: USAO or SEC NY for 1L Summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:36 pm

It won't make a huge difference IMO. But I would think SEC is good for learning about finance. Honestly both are great.

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Re: USAO or SEC NY for 1L Summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:43 pm

I’ve heard SEC is harder to get, ergo more prestigious. I’d say go with that if you are interested in learning about finance.



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