New York County District Attorney's Office

Apply HERE (Applications due February 17, 2017)


Location: New York, NY

Address of Internship: 1 Hogan Place New York, NY 10013

Position Description

Depending on the assignment, students may assist in investigations, hearings and trials; prepare, compile and analyze legal and non-legal documents and financial data; perform research, observe witness interviews, participate in community outreach programs and attend trials. The program also includes a variety of educational programs and activities, including a weekly Lecture Series, Brown Bag Lunch Discussions, a Mock Appellate Argument exercise, and a visit the New York City Police Department’s Tactical Training Facility and Manhattan Detention Center.


Applicants should have a solid academic record, but we consider academic performance to be only one indicator of an applicant’s potential. Equally important are the qualities of personal character, integrity, judgment, and maturity. Prior leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service and the community are valued qualities. We encourage students to have taken at least one criminal law-related class.

Time Commitment:  Students will be required to work full-time during the ten week program. The program begins the first Monday in June.

Eligibility: College sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply to the summer internship program. Applicants must have completed a minimum of two years of college by the time the internship commences.