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Bronx County District Attorney's Office Law School Summer Intern 2023 in Bronx, New York

Law School Summer Intern 2023

Summary

Title:Law School Summer Intern 2023

ID:902 - 2022089

Department:Recruitment

Functional Title:Law School Summer Intern

Campaign Start Date:04/13/2022

Salary Range:$659 weekly salary

of openings:40

Shift:N/A

Description

Job Summary:The Bronx District Attorney is committed to serving the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community through the Office’s groundbreaking mission of “Pursuing Justice with Integrity” by fulfilling our duty to victims and providing fairness to defendants. We are looking for a diverse staff that reflects the community we serve. The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is currently seeking law students for its summer internship program. The eight-week program will take place during the summer of 2023, commencing on June 5, 2023. Interns work full time, Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interns are assigned to a specific bureau within the Office and are directly supervised by an Assistant District Attorney.

Job Responsibilities:Depending on health and safety conditions, through our student practice order, interns may have the opportunity to appear on the record at arraignments, calendar calls, hearings, and trials. Interns will observe and assist with witness interviews, hearings, and trials, listen to and transcribe 911 calls, and review police reports. They will participate in the decision making process regarding offers and aid in plea negotiations. The interns will participate in a vigorous and engaging training program including attendance at lectures and given by members of the criminal justice community and participation in several simulated practicums throughout the program. Finally, every effort will be made to give each intern a writing assignment that can serve as a writing sample for job searches.

Qualifications:

Current Law Student: Class JD class of 2024 or 2025

Completion of a Criminal Law classSelected candidates will have to pass a background check prior to the start of the internship.

Demonstrated interest in public service and criminal law.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

Applications are currently open for 1Ls and 2Ls.

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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