Undergrad Internship Opportunity
Summary Position Description The individual will provide administrative assistance to the Prosecutor and staff in areas ranging from communications, constituent relations, and general office administration, while having the opportunity to learn and experience the prosecutorial process through daily office activities and occasional attendance of court hearings.
Some responsibilities will include: researching and preparing responses to constituent inquiries, filing, monitoring local print media for items of interest, drafting correspondence, data entry, and special projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Include: Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic program, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, have an interest in learning about the inner workings of a Prosecutor’s office, and enjoy the idea of assisting others through public service.
Law School Internship Opportunity
The Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney internship program provides law school students the unique opportunity to gain “hands-on” experience with the responsibilities and duties of a Macomb County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Pursuant to Michigan Court Rule 8.120, student interns are given authority to appear and represent the People of the State of Michigan in court proceedings. Though intern duties will vary based upon the day to day needs of the office, student interns typically engage in activities such as plea negotiations, bench trials, formal hearings, case review, legal research, and appellate brief writing. Some may appear at various family court proceedings, and Probate Court involuntary mental health committal hearings. Student interns may also have the opportunity to prepare and conduct one or more jury trials. This program is geared toward students interested in court room and appellate experience.
Internships last approximately 10-12 weeks depending upon each student intern’s academic calendar. These position are unpaid, at-will and each student intern serves at the pleasure of Macomb County Prosecutor Peter J. Lucido. The student intern is responsible for the coordination of any academic, scholarship, or grant benefit as a result of participation in the program. Upon entering the program the student intern will be required and must agree to participate with any and all security measures similar to those required by a new Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The student intern shall also cooperate with any requirements imposed by the Macomb County Human Resource Department. Furthermore, upon acceptance into the Macomb Prosecutor Internship Program the student intern understands the requirement to learn and abide by all office policies, and comport themselves consistently with Michigan Professional code of conduct.
Interested applicants please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Martha Maxwell, Intern Coordinator
One South Main
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
This is an unpaid position. Hours are negotiable and school credit can be arranged.
This is a non-civil service, at-will position.