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 Arizona Attorney General’s Office Criminal Division/Office of Victim Services Section is currently accepting applications for volunteers and interns to serve as Volunteer Agency Support Team Intern, in the Phoenix office, for the spring semester. 

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:

Please note: Internship is open until filled, resumes and cover letters will be reviewed weekly.

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Operations Division/Budget and Finance Section is seeking second and/or third year paid Accounting intern. The Accounting intern may be responsible for Accounts Payable, General Ledger, and/or Payroll/Travel related activities:

Accounts Payable

Reviews, prepares and inputs accounts payable transactions into Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) and ProcureAZ including encumbrances, encumbrance corrections, and invoices.  Will be responsible for running various accounts payable related reports to identify inconsistencies and errors through the use of InfoAdvantage and other databases, such as open encumbrance report, daily warrants, and accounts payable status report. 

General Ledger
Applies the principles, theories, and concepts of accounting to internal accounting systems.  Performs defined accounting tasks such as examining financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other specific accounting requirements; prepares journal entries, performs accounting reconciliations, prepares and tracks billings, prepare and complete daily deposits, responsible for maintaining statewide accounting system structure, and responsible for tracking fixed assets within the office.

Payroll/Travel
Reviews, prepares and inputs payroll and travel into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) including leave payouts, prior period adjustments, overtime requests, travel claims, and employee expense reimbursements.  Will be responsible for running various payroll and travel related reports to identify inconsistencies and errors through the use of InfoAdvantage, Crystal Reports, Data Warehouse and HRIS, such as schedule variances, salary history, FLMA, special pay codes, as well as military and donation leave. Works to ensure internal customers understand and comply with any applicable policies and procedures. Ensures all payroll and travel activities are in compliance with the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and all applicable Federal and State laws, policies, and procedures.

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 fall and spring 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 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.

To apply: Please visit the AZStateJobs website.