Internships

Our Programs
The Office of the Harris County Attorney has two paid Internship Programs: The Legal Internship and the Communications & Public Affairs Internship. Both programs are offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters.
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Application Due Dates

  • November 4

    Jul 02
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    Nov 04
  • March 1

    Mar 01
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    Jun 30
  • July 1

    Jul 01
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Legal Internship

The Legal Internship, available for all law students, provides hand-on legal training through its internship program. Interns complete writing and research assignments in addition to training in the courtroom. Students make significant contributions to the office and develop their legal training and education. Twelve-week sessions are offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

This internship application requires the following:

1. Cover Letter

Submit a cover letter discussing your interest in interning with the office, identifying up to three divisions in preferential order, and indicating the session (spring, fall, or summer) for which you are applying.

2. Resume

3. Unofficial Transcript

4. Legal Writing Sample (5-10 pages)

5. Background Check Authorization Form

Most divisions require at least one additional screening process, e.g., in-person or phone interview.

How to Apply

Please click the "apply here" button below to upload your application materials. Applications are due on November 4 for the Spring, March 1 for Summer, and July 1 for Fall.

Communications & Public Affairs Internship

The Communications & Public Affairs Internship, available for all undergraduate and graduate students interested in the nexus between public service, government, policy, and communications. The internship is managed by the Communications Division of the County Attorney’s Office and will support the overall community outreach, social media, internal and external websites, and programming of the office. The internship position descriptions for the 2023 Communications & Public Affairs Internship may be found here. Sessions are offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Communications@harriscountytx.gov no later than November 4. Applications are due on November 4 for the Spring, March 1 for Summer, and July 1 for Fall.