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High School Internship

Our office’s Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program is a rigorous six-week internship that provides students with an insider’s view of the criminal justice system and law enforcement in New York County. This internship is open to rising juniors and seniors in high school who reside in Manhattan. Our interns attend a variety of public, private and parochial schools representing the diverse communities of the borough.

Interns are assigned to various units within the office and assist attorneys and support staff with projects and other responsibilities. They also attend many law-related presentations and trips and prepare for a mock trial throughout the program.

For more information, click here to view the flyer.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must reside in Manhattan
  • Must be a rising junior or senior in high school
  • Must commit to attend entirety of program from July 7, 2014 - August 15, 2014, Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  

Application Guidelines

Applicants must postmark the following application materials by Friday, April 18, 2014:

  • A current résumé
  • An essay, no longer than 2 pages, explaining their interest in the law
  • A letter of recommendation from current school
  • A second letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, or another individual the applicant has worked with

Please submit application materials to:

New York County District Attorney’s Office
Community Partnerships Unit
Attention: Ms. Carol Ragsdale
One Hogan Place, Room 843
New York, New York 10013
Telephone: (212) 335-9082

Questions?

Contact the Program Supervisors:
Jennifer Cariño, 212-335-9064
Denise Liriano, 212-335-3055
 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Interviews will be scheduled on weekdays during after school hours throughout April and May. The application process is competitive. Not everyone who applies will be accepted.

    

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