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Volunteer Fall and Spring Law Student Internship Program (2nd/3rd year students)
Volunteer intern positions are also available during the fall and spring semesters for second year day or third year evening students. Some law schools may allow students to receive law school units for the work performed (clinical internship). Students interested in receiving units for work performed must coordinate receipt of credits with their law school's clinical department. Volunteer and clinical interns will work with deputy district attorneys doing legal research, assisting in court, and handling assignments in the misdemeanor arraignment courts. Students must be presently enrolled in or have completed a course in Evidence and Civil Procedure.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Deputy District Attorney Sheri Greco at GrecoS@sacda.org or fax 916.321.2233 or mail to 901 G Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

FALL

  • Application Deadline: June 21, 2017
  • Interviews Conducted: June 26 & 27, 2017
  • Mandatory Training: August 8, 2017

SPRING

  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Interviews Conducted: TBA
  • Mandatory Training: TBA
Summer Law Student Internship Program (2nd/3rd year students)
The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office is accepting applications for its paid summer intern program. Interns will work with deputy district attorneys doing legal research, assisting in court, and handling assignments in the misdemeanor arraignment court. Specifically, interns in this program will be given the responsibility of preparing misdemeanor cases, presenting offers in court, negotiating plea bargains, taking the pleas on the record and sentencing defendants. Interns could also be assigned to the Juvenile Division where they would have the opportunity to argue motions. Summer Interns would also be given the opportunity to appear and present evidence in preliminary hearings, motions to suppress, motions for discovery and violations of probation.
 
The qualifications for this position require full-time enrollment at an ABA or California accredited university leading to a degree in law and applicants should have completed the second year day or third year evening of law school and have taken or enrolled in a course in Evidence. Completing courses in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedures & Constitutional Law by the time the program begins would be helpful.
 
This is a 10 week program.  These are full-time 40 hour per week positions, Monday through Friday for 8 hours a day. Compensation will be at a rate of $17.85/hour.
 
If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest and resume on or before September 30, 2017 to Mercy Baylis at DAhiringteam@sacda.org.  Address cover letters to Supervising Deputy District Attorney Scott Triplett.
 
  • Application Deadline: A letter of interest and your resume must be received on or before September 30, 2017. 
  • Interviews Conducted: October and November 2017
  • Start Date: TBA

Volunteer Summer Law Student Internship Program (1st year students)

Students who have completed their first year of law school, or second year if enrolled in an evening program, may work over the summer months with deputy district attorneys doing legal research, assisting in court and handling assignments in the misdemeanor arraignment courts. Enrollment in or completion of a course in Evidence or Civil Procedure is preferred, but not required.

These are full-time 40 hour per week positions, Monday through Friday for 8 hours a day.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Deputy District Attorney Sheri Greco at GrecoS@sacda.org or fax 916.321.2233 or mail to 901 G Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

  • Application Deadline: February 10, 2017
  • Interviews Conducted: February 15 & 16, 2017
  • Start Date: May 22,  2017 
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