Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office Internship
Interns gain experience in the office through working with Assistant State’s Attorneys, Witness Coordinators and Investigators. All internships are unpaid.
Note that if credit is available from your school we are glad to work with you to meet any requirements for receiving credit.
Interns are required to work at least 2 full days of the week.
The office hours for interns are 8:30am to 4:30pm. Fall Semester Internship Dates: Resume deadline middle of August. Internship begins inSeptember. Spring Semester Internship Dates: Resume deadline middle of December. Internship begins in January.
Summer Internship Dates: Resume deadline middle of April. Internship begins in June.
College Intern Duties Overview
Contact victims: explain the court system, explain why they are needed, discuss restitution, obtain documentation Meet w/Prosecutors to prepare dockets:Excuse witnesses if they are not served, case continued, motions pending View and report exculpatory evidence Prepare trial books
Law Clerks Duties Overview
Work up cases: facts of case, charges, evidence needed, witnesses needed, note any legal issues Court: prepare dockets for prosecutors, assist in court, enter information in JD database Prepare Motions Legal Research