The OSCAR Program Office offers many resources to assist new applicants in their clerkship and staff attorney application process. Information on and links to some of our top resources are provided below.

Explore Your Legal Career

Learn all about career opportunities with the United States Courts via this user-friendly web resource.

  • Interested in a clerkship or staff attorney position but not sure where to start?
  • Want to understand what the difference is between a law clerk and a staff attorney?
  • Looking for information on duties, qualifications, salary, and benefits?

Learn more: Explore Your Legal Career

Applicant Prep Kit

If you want to apply for a clerkship or staff attorney position but are not sure how to begin, get a jump start with the Applicant Prep Kit.

This web resource allows you to:

  • Break down the application process into four easy steps
  • Easily navigate through the process
  • Download a handy PDF guide on the application process in OSCAR

Access the resource: Applicant Prep Kit

Additional Resources

Additional resources for applicants include:

If you have any questions, contact the OSCAR Program Office at 866-666-2120, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or email

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