Watch LIVE

Want to work for Eric Holder? There is an app for that

News
Attorney General Eric Holder pauses during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, where he announced the Justice Department's civil rights division will launch a broad civil rights investigation in the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

The Justice Department on Monday announced a new app for the iPhone that will let people search for jobs at the department.

Justice said the app — DOJ Law Jobs — was designed because people need to read about department jobs while they're on the go.

Attorney General Eric Holder could be your new boss, if you download DOJ Law Jobs to your smartphone and start looking for work. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

"Mobility is the future," said the department's Chief Information Officer Joseph Klimavicz. "The Department of Justice is committed to changing the way citizens interact with government information. We are tailoring our mobile strategy to align with the needs of American citizens."

Another official said the app "directly aligns with President Obama's digital government strategy aimed at delivering better digital services to the American people."

The app is available for the iPhone, and versions for the iPad and Android equipment will be up and running "in the next few weeks."

According to the app, there are more than 200 volunteer internships now open, and just one paid internship. There is one opening for an entry-level attorney at the department, and 50 openings for "experienced" attorneys — about half of those jobs are in either Washington DC or California.

Most recent
All Articles