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I worked at DOJ Antitrust Division (More than 5 years)
One-of-a-kind opportunities to help shape the country's economic policy, and ensure that people have a fair chance to get their businesses started. You're surrounded by brilliant, friendly people who genuinely care about helping America.
There's a reason people don't like bureaucracies -- expect lots of meetings to talk about strategy for arriving at a decision about what process to use for making a decision, and be prepared for the occasional 'drive-by' veto from the high-level political staff, who may suddenly decide to change the outcome of a case for any or no reason.
Advice to Management
Maybe try to accomplish more, have bolder visions for what antitrust could be about. If your employees have time to sit around in unproductive meetings, that could be a sign that the goals aren't being set high enough.
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Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at DOJ Antitrust Division (Washington, DC) in January 2015.
Asked me about my qualifications processing data and working on statistical analysis. Was then asked to come down to DC where I met with two economists and the other RAs. Nice but I was not compensated and was very overwhelmed. Process was long and extended and I wasnt extended an offer until 4 months later.
- What type of analysis did you use in your senior thesis. Answer Question
There are laws to prevent price-fixing, monopolies, and other practices that restrain trade; there are also agencies to enforce those laws. The mission of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is to promote competition in the US economy through the enforcement of, improvement to, and education about antitrust laws. The DOJ's Antitrust Division can bring both criminal and civil enforcement actions in the course of its duties, and works with agents in the FBI and other investigative agencies to obtain evidence. The Antitrust Division receives funding ...