Volunteer-Intern

INTERNSHIPS

The Arizona Attorney General's Office offers exciting, educational, and productive undergraduate and law internships year-round in several divisions within the agency. Interns get to work with the best lawyers, support staff and investigators in the State on a wide range of legal issues. Currently, we offer the following internships:

  • Law Internships
  • Fellowships or Externships, in which students earn academic credit or receive a stipend/fellowship funds
  • Undergraduate Internships:
    • Special Investigations (SIS)
    • Office of Victim Services Section (OVS)
    • Community Outreach and Education (CMO)

INTERNSHIP FORMS


Click on an internship position below to view the specific details and how to apply.

Description:

The Agency Support Team Intern (ASTI) will support programs of the Office of Victim Services (OVS) in the Criminal Division at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. The ASTI will support the Agency Support Team of the OVS; the Victims’ Rights Program, which funds victims’ rights programs at more than 60 criminal justice agencies, the Victims’ Rights Training Program, which trains advocates, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, and others on the rights of victims in the criminal justice process, and the Victims’ Rights Compliance Program which conducts agency audits. This position will have the unique opportunity to observe and participate in the development of solutions to statewide issues in the victims’ rights arena of the Arizona criminal justice community.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Agency Support Team Intern (ASTI) will support programs of the Office of Victim Services (OVS) in the Criminal Division at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. The ASTI will support the Agency Support Team of the OVS; the Victims’ Rights Program, which funds victims’ rights programs at more than 60 criminal justice agencies, the Victims’ Rights Training Program, which trains advocates, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, and others on the rights of victims in the criminal justice process, and the Victims’ Rights Compliance Program which conducts agency audits. This position will have the unique opportunity to observe and participate in the development of solutions to statewide issues in the victims’ rights arena of the Arizona criminal justice community.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division, Child Support Services Section is seeking paralegal interns for the fall and spring semester for our Chandler office.  This section represents the Department of Child Support Services (“DCSS”) in litigation of IV-D child support cases.  The Child Support Services Section engages in a litigation-focused practice, handling thousands of legal actions each year.  Common cases may involve establishing paternity and establishing, modifying and enforcing child support orders, as well as high-profile and complex issues

We encourage all current paralegal studies students and recent graduates to apply.  Internship positions at the Attorney General's Office (AGO) are designed to give participants exposure to the AGO work environment, including opportunities to observe and assist in legal proceedings and assume some of the same responsibilities as our full-time personnel.

Due to State budget constraints, only unpaid internships are available.  Full-time and part-time internships are available. 

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section is seeking paralegal interns for the Summer semester for our Phoenix main office (downtown), Van Buren office (Van Buren and 32nd Street) and Mesa office (downtown). This section represents the Department of Child Safety (“DCS”) in child abuse and neglect actions. The Protective Services Section engages in a litigation-focused practice, handling thousands of legal actions each year.  Common cases involve dependency, guardianship, severance, and adoption proceedings, as well as high-profile and complex matters involving issues such as physical abuse, neglect, and criminal conduct.  They work with DCS to ensure good outcomes for children who are victims of abuse and neglect, and provide permanency for children removed from parents and placed by the courts in the legal custody of DCS.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Criminal Division, Office of Victim Services Section is currently accepting applications for volunteers and interns to serve as Volunteer Victim Advocates, in the Phoenix office, for the fall semester, July through December 2019, with 6 months total commitment.


The mission of the Office of Victim Services is to promote justice and healing for crime victims. Our staff is small relative to the number of victims we serve. Our success, therefore, depends on mature, responsible, caring volunteers and interns. Please submit a cover letter with your resume.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Special Investigations Section of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has an ongoing need for interns. Applicants will be highly motivated students from Arizona State University or other Phoenix area colleges and universities, and will have an interest in law enforcement or related fields. Applicants should be taking a relevant course of study, such as in the ASU School of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75. Preference will be given to students enrolled in an internship class for credit, please see your academic advisor.

These internships will provide an excellent opportunity to work with experienced investigators involved in various types of criminal investigations and complaint intake. Investigations may involve:

·        White collar crimes

·        Political corruption

·        Money laundering

·        Consumer fraud

·        Medical fraud

·        Vulnerable adult abuse

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.

Description:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Criminal Division, Office of Victim Services Section is currently accepting applications for volunteers and interns to serve as Volunteer Victim Advocates, in the Tucson office, for the fall semester, July through December 2019, with 6 months total commitment.


The mission of the Office of Victim Services is to promote justice and healing for crime victims. Our staff is small relative to the number of victims we serve. Our success, therefore, depends on mature, responsible, caring volunteers and interns. Please submit a cover letter with your resume.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.