New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice offers
law students the opportunity to complete an unpaid
internship during the summer between their second
and third years of law school. If accepted into the program,
interns will be assigned to one of the Division’s
Bureaus and supervised by a Deputy Attorney General.
interns will be exposed to a variety of substantive
areas of the law, and are expected to have excellent
legal research, legal writing, and interpersonal
performance of the responsibilities assigned by
each law intern’s supervisor, interns are
provided opportunities to observe Deputy Attorneys
General appearing before the Law Division, Appellate
Division, and, occasionally, the New Jersey Supreme
Court. They may also attend the Summer Intern
Speaker Series, weekly speaking events held in
our Trenton offices, at which Assistant Attorneys
General and Deputy Attorneys General share their
knowledge of substantive law and litigation technique.
internship applicants should express their interest
in multiple specific Bureaus
within the Division as well as any geographic
Effort will be made to accommodate such interests,
but no particular assignment is guaranteed.
for the summer of 2012 will occur from August
1, 2011 through February 24, 2012. Interested
second-year law students should submit a resume,
legal writing sample, and unofficial transcript
Division of Criminal Justice
Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market Street - PO 085
Trenton, NJ 08625-0085
applicants will be required to complete a full
employment application and pass a background investigation.
Questions concerning the application process may
be directed to NJDCJApplicants@njdcj.org.