The Utah Attorney General’s Office offers exciting and fulfilling internships for college students or recent college graduates. There are two types of internships: Legislative Internships and Summer/Fall Internships.
Legislative internships take place during Utah’s Legislative Session (for seven weeks in January through March) and are focused on assisting the Attorney General’s Office monitor legislation relevant to our office. Full-time legislative interns are paid a stipend of $3000. Preference is given to full-time interns, although a part-time placement may be possible.
Summer and Fall internships take place May through August (for Summer internships) and September through December (for Fall internships), and allow interns to be paired with the divisions of our office which hold the most interest for them.* These internships are unpaid. Both full-time and part-time internships are available. We do not at this time offer remote, virtual, or telecommuting internships.
*Please note that the Investigations Division is not open for internships.
The Victim Advocate Internship lasts for four months and coordinates with the local universities’ semester schedules (January-April, May-August, September-December). Victim Advocate Interns act as a liaisons between victims and members of the justice system by providing victim assistance services. This internship is unpaid and part-time. Responsibilities include: explaining the criminal justice process to victims and answering questions; advising victims of their victims’ rights; notifying victims of hearings and accompanying victims to court; identifying victim’s needs and providing referrals/resources; offering reassurance and empathetic listening; following up with victims regarding case status; assisting Victim Coordinator with case work; answering questions/concerns from the general public; and assisting with trainings and special projects.
To apply to any of our internships, please fill out this application and return it with all the required materials to Katherine Rhodes at email@example.com by the due date below.
Internship Application Due Dates
Winter/Legislative Internships–December 1st
Summer Internships–April 1st
Fall Internships–August 1st
If you have any questions, contact Katherine Rhodes at 801-281-1200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clerkships and Externships
Our office offers clerkships and externships for current law students. If you are interested in applying, please send a résumé and cover letter to Katherine Rhodes at email@example.com. Please include what areas of law you are interested in and which of our Divisions you are interested in working with. *Please note that the Investigations Division is not open for clerkships or externships.