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Legal Internships

The Office of the State Attorney – Twentieth Judicial Circuit is currently accepting applications for law students interested in an internship/externship for the 2021 Spring or Summer semester.  In order to participate students must be currently enrolled in a law school and have completed one semester.

Updated 08/27/2020

 

 

Certified Legal Interns (CLIs)

Certified Legal Interns

Requirements

How to Apply

Students designated by the Florida Bar as Certified Legal Interns are encouraged to consider joining us for a semester. We have a wonderful program that will allow you an opportunity for courtroom experience. Students must have received their Florida Board of Bar Examiners Registrant Clearance prior to application submission.

  • Spring - A minimum of 3 full days per week, no exceptions
  • Summer - A minimum of 4 full days per week, no exceptions
  • Requires 8 week minimum internship

Note: Applicants being considered for an interview will be required to successfully pass a preliminary background investigation (applicants will be contacted in advance to collect necessary information).

If you would like to be considered for an interview (via Go To Meeting), please submit the following items to lawstudent@sao.cjis20.org attention Cynthia Ross, Director of the Legal Division:

  • Cover Letter - please specify Spring or Summer semester
  • Resume
  • School Transcripts
  • FL State Application
  • Notice of Registrant Clearance from FL Board of Bar Examiners
All Other Interns and Externs

Requirements

How to Apply

  • A minimum of 3 full days per week, no exceptions
  • Requires 8 week minimum internship

Note: Applicants being considered for an interview will be required to successfully pass a preliminary background investigation (applicants will be contacted in advance to collect necessary information).

If you would like to be considered for an interview (via Go To Meeting), please submit the following items to lawstudent@sao.cjis20.org attention Cynthia Ross, Director of the Legal Division:

  • Cover Letter - please specify Spring or Summer semester
  • Resume
  • School Transcripts
  • FL State Application
Effective August 27, 2020

At this time we are accepting applications for the

2021 Spring and Summer Semester

 

At this time we are not offering remote/online internships

Spring 2021

Deadline to apply is

November 1, 2020

 

Internships will begin the week of January 4, 2021

 

Interviewing mid-October

through mid-November

Summer 2021

Deadline to apply is

March 1, 2021

 

Internships will begin on

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

 

Interviewing mid-November

through mid-March

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