Begin getting your applications ready now if you are interested in applying to any of the prestigious honors programs that the federal government offers. Working for the federal government offers new attorneys a lot: interesting work, excellent benefits and competitive pay. Some agencies also sponsor summer intern “Honors Programs” for rising 2L’s, which can be a great way to show interest in a federal government career and impress a potential employer. Typically, an agency Honors Program will require applications from rising or current 3L’s over the summer and into the very early part of fall. Read on for more information about post graduate honors programs.