Career Opportunities

Working for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts seeks to promote diversity in the workplace and create an environment that embraces and celebrates differences among gender, age, ethnic origins, different abilities and races.

Advantages of Working for the Federal Judiciary (Video)

The first step in beginning your career search with the federal judiciary is to look for open jobs that match your skills, qualifications, and interests. Each posting includes a description of the position and the minimum required qualifications.

Public Notice for Appointment of New Magistrate Judge - Boston, MA

U.S. Magistrate Judge Application - PDF

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U.S. Magistrate Judge Application - Word

Current Career Opportunities

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There are currently no openings in Chambers. Please check back later!

Clerk's Office
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Courtroom Deputy Clerk Boston February 16, 2024 -
Divisional Office Manager Worcester February 9, 2024 -
Technical Writer Boston, or eligible hybrid/full-time telework February 9, 2024 -
Human Resources Assistant Boston December 19, 2023 -
Developer Boston, or eligible for full-time telework/hybrid December 5, 2023 -
Help Desk Technician Boston December 1, 2023 -
PC Systems Administrator Boston November 22, 2023 -
Courtroom Deputy Clerk Boston November 3, 2023 -
Court Reporter Boston November 3, 2023 -

Title Location Opens Closes
Discovering Justice - Courthouse Programs Manager Boston December 7, 2023 January 17, 2024

U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities with the U.S. Probation and Pretrials Services Office for the District of Massachusetts can be found on their website.

How to Apply

Unless instructed otherwise in the announcement, you may apply using our applicant tracking system:

For questions about the application process, please contact

Applying for Judicial Clerkships (OSCAR)

Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR)

Judges Participating in OSCAR:
  • Chief District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV
  • District Judge Patti B. Saris
  • District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock
  • District Judge George A. O'Toole
  • District Judge Denise J. Casper
  • District Judge Leo T. Sorokin
  • District Judge Rya W. Zobel
  • District Judge Mark L. Wolf
  • District Judge Michael A. Ponsor
  • District Judge Indira Talwani