The Attorney General serves as the attorney for the State of Florida and as a member of the Florida Cabinet (For more information about the Attorney General visit the Role and Function of the Attorney General). Interning or Volunteering for the Office of the Attorney General affords students an opportunity to gain practical experience in a legal, law enforcement, criminal justice, victim services, or technology field and offers students a chance to perform meaningful work toward the completion of their degree.Internships available consist primarily of paralegal and law student interns. Volunteer positions vary based on division needs.
The Office of the Attorney General Internship and Volunteer Program is open to interested students enrolled in an accredited ABA law school or an applicable undergraduate program of study with an accredited educational institution. The program offers unpaid internship and student volunteer opportunities. All students seeking academic credit during the fall, spring, or summer term should apply for an unpaid internship. In addition, students who are not receiving academic credit are welcome to seek volunteer opportunities.
Students must be able to intern or volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week, or for a period as prescribed by the college or school. The number and locations of internships or student volunteer opportunities available each term is based on agency need and opportunity (visit AG Programs and Units to learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the divisions comprising the Office of the Attorney General).
Interested students are directed to complete and submit the appropriate application packet prior to the deadline.
- Summer: March 11
- Fall: June 12
- Spring: October 9
Note: to ensure consideration for the term indicated, applications must be received by the deadline provided.Student Internship or Volunteer (Unpaid)
For an applicant to be considered for an internship the following are required:
- Application for Internship or Student Volunteer
- Official Transcript, if not available on-line unofficial will be accepted, however, official will be needed if chosen
- Letter(s) of Recommendation*
* Required for undergraduates only.
Please note: 2nd and 3rd year law students will be expected to provide a writing sample, at the time of interview, if selected.
Completed internship packets and any questions and comments must be emailed to Recruiting.Desk@myfloridalegal.com, only those who receive a favorable background will be placed for review by managers.