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

Current Career Opportunities

Title Location Opens Closes
Judicial Assistant/Paralegal Boston October 6, 2021 October 29, 2021
Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Boston October 15, 2021 November 26, 2021

Clerk's Office
Title Location Opens Closes
Court Reporter Boston September 17, 2021 October 15, 2021
Docket Clerk Boston October 1, 2021 October 22, 2021
Jury Clerk/Generalist Clerk Boston October 15, 2021 -

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 email your complete applicant packet to us at:

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