* THIS APPLICATION IS SOLELY FOR 1L-2L LAW STUDNETS WHO ARE CURRENLTY ENROLLED IN AN ACREDITED LAW SCHOOL. IF YOU ARE AN UNDERGRAD, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UNDERGRAD INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. THANK YOU.*
Law Student Academic Internship
Academic Interns are assigned to work directly with experienced trial attorneys and assist the attorneys with a wide range of duties, including (1) victim and witness interviews; (2) assistance with formal plea procedures; (3) trial preparation; (4) research and writing; and (5) assistance with jury selection and jury trials. Interns routinely accompany prosecutors to court to observe and help with court dockets, hearings, and trials. Interns may also be required to complete additional assignments, specific projects, or observations as prescribed by their school or professors.
Head and shoulders shot photo (For ID badge)
Academic Interns are not paid a salary and can work a maximum of 40 hours per week during the summer internship term. Summer interns will work completely in- person during our 10 week internship program. HCDAO does not offer remote internships. If you are chosen and you are bar card eligible, you will be required to obtain you bar card once you assigned to a supervising attorney.
If you are chosen for an HCDAO Internship position, your file will be sent to our investigators for a full background check. Once it is complete, your file will go to the HCDAO HR Director for final review and approval.
As part of the HCDAO academic internship process, you will need to attend orientation prior to your start date which is scheduled for: FRIDAY, JANUARY 06, 2023. The time and location are to be determined.
Divisions are assigned on an as needed bases. Most interns will be assigned to either the Misdemeanor and Felony Division. Another large group of interns will also be assigned to the Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Sex Crimes, and Crimes Against Children Division. Once those divisions needs are meet regarding interns, we will begin assigning interns to other specialty divisions .
The HCDAO Spring 2023 Academic internship begins:
MONDAY, JANUARY 09, 2023
The HCDAO Spring 2023 Academic internship ends:
FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2023
If you are chosen for internship, you will receive more information once your background report is approved.