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.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Application - PDF

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Current Career Opportunities

Title Location Opens Closes
There are currently no openings in Chambers. Please check back later!

Clerk's Office
Title Location Opens Closes
Jury Clerk/Generalist Clerk Boston September 7, 2023 September 29, 2023
Courtroom Deputy Clerk Boston August 4, 2023 August 25, 2023
PC Systems Administrator Boston July 28, 2023 -
Help Desk Technician Boston May 19, 2023 -
Help Desk Technician Worcester May 19, 2023 -
Court Reporter Boston January 12, 2023 -

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