A summer internship at the Office of the Arizona Attorney General offers an unmatched opportunity to address cutting-edge legal issues, while learning from experienced appellate advocates and trial lawyers.
In addition to enforcing state law, the Attorney General fights against federal overreach and special interest lawsuits that threaten constitutional principles of federalism and infringe upon Arizonans’ right to govern themselves.
For example, the Attorney General has challenged several Environmental Protection Agency regulations for exceeding the federal agency’s statutory and constitutional authority.
Additionally, the Attorney General has defended state laws dealing with topics such as immigration, identity theft, and the protection of unborn children.
The Attorney General is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Law Internship Program. These internships are volunteer positions, but may be eligible for public interest stipends from certain law schools.
The Office is also accepting applications for law school-funded post-graduate fellowships, as well as externships for credit during the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.
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.
The Attorney General’s Office values volunteers and the work that they do to assist the citizens of Arizona. By becoming a volunteer with the Attorney General’s Office, you will have an opportunity contribute your talents by assisting the public, while gaining valuable experience in our many divisions and an assortment of different locations.
Typical intern duties include complex legal research, drafting briefs and memoranda, participating in moot courts, and preparing for and observing depositions, hearings and trials.
Prospective interns must submit a
- internship interest request form,
- cover letter,
- writing sample, and
To apply, please email all documents to [email protected], Adobe PDF version preferred. Applications will be reviewed weekly, the final deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018.
For more information, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or call 602-542-8056.
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