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 Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. The Press Office is a fast-paced work environment in which excellent writing, computer, research and organization skills are highly appreciated, as is a strong interest in criminal law and current events.
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.
Submit an electronic application and attach the following:
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial transcript
- Writing sample
- Contact information for two professional references (one academic, one employer)
Please use Chrome or Firefox to access the application, which is presently incompatible with Internet Explorer.
As part of the interview process, candidates will be expected to take a current events news quiz.