Mid-Winter and Spring High-School Internship Programs

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office is offering mid-winter and spring internship programs for current high school juniors and seniors who live and attend school in Brooklyn. Students with a strong interest in criminal justice or the public interest sector and who meet the requisite eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply and participate in one of two intensive one-week programs. The internships will be held in two cycles: Cycle 1 will run from February 21, 2017 to February 24, 2017; Cycle 2 will run from April 10, 2017 to April 14, 2017. Each cycle runs from Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Learn more about the internships, eligibility criteria and the application process here.

College and Legal Internships

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office offers unpaid college and legal internships in the fall, spring and summer.  These highly competitive internships offer students a unique opportunity to be part of a district attorney’s office.  An intern’s duties may include assisting in investigations, attending trials, preparing and compiling documents and financial data, conducting and analyzing legal research, and supporting community outreach programs.

Interns are assigned to a general trial zone or to one of the specialized bureaus/units listed below:

  • Homicide
  • Special Victims Unit
  • Violent Criminal Enterprises (VCE)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Civil Rights
  • Victim Services
  • Youth Diversion
  • Crime Strategies
  • Investigations

How to Apply:

Applications may be submitted online and require a copy of your resume, transcript, a one-page personal statement explaining your interest in public service, and three professional or academic references.  Foreign language skills are a plus. Please note that all internships are unpaid.

Please apply online at: