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Legal Internships

The Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit is currently accepting applications for law students who have completed at least one semester and are interested in an internship/externship for the 2021 fall semester and the 2022 spring and summer semesters.  Consider experiencing our dynamic team!  Details below.

Updated 07/15/2021

 

 

Certified Legal Interns (CLIs)

Certified Legal Interns

Requirements

How to Apply

Students designated by the Florida Bar as Certified Legal Interns (or, for non-Florida law school students, who are similarly designated by their Bar) are encouraged to consider joining us for a semester. We have an extensive and courtroom based 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@sao20.org attention Cynthia Ross, Director of the Legal Division:

  • Cover Letter - please specify 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@sao20.org attention Cynthia Ross, Director of the Legal Division:

Fall 2021 Internships

At this time we are accepting applications for the

2021 Fall Semester

 

Internships begin

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

All internships are on-site

Spring 2022 Internships

At this time we are accepting applications for the

2022 Spring Semester

 

Internships begin

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

All internships are on-site

Summer 2022 Internships

At this time we are accepting applications for the

2022 Summer Semester

 

The summer program requires an 8 week commitment

June 1 - July 29, 2022

 

Note:  For students earning credit with a requirement of 300+ hours, we will also offer a 10 week program that will start on May 18th (ending July 29, 2022)

 

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