Depending on the assignment, students may assist with coordinating press conferences, staffing internal and external events, writing community event re-caps, fielding calls from New York media, monitoring media coverage in community papers, relaying important information about ongoing trials to the Press Office, and managing a daily list of news clips relevant to the work of the New York County District Attorney's Office. The Press Office is a fast-paced work environment in which excellent writing, computer, Internet research and organization skills are highly appreciated, as is a strong interest in criminal law and current events.
TIME COMMITMENT: Both full and part-time internships are available for several terms: September – December, January – May, or May – August. A stipend or school credit is available as compensation. To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and specify interest in one of the three internship terms.
NOTE: As part of the interview process, candidates will be expected to take a current events news quiz.