Unpaid Legal Intern


: $72,880.00 - $121,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal


The Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage is recruiting for unpaid internships with Superior Court Judges.

The Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage is seeking organized, detailed-oriented individuals with excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills to serve as judge's interns in our Civil, Criminal, and Family Divisions. Judge's interns are expected to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Judges, Judiciary employees, legal professionals, and the public. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of case processing and gain practical experience and valuable insight into the judicial process.

Example of Duties

Duties may include:

  • Conducting research
  • Analyzing data
  • Drafting memoranda
  • Preparing paperwork and processing legal documents
  • Team projects
  • Data entry and filing
  • Observing legal proceedings
  • Work flexible hours for Summer2019 and/orFall 2019 semester
  • Note: Excellent legal research and writing skills are essential. Qualifications Satisfactory completion of one year of law school or current enrollment as a first year law student with substantial legal writing experience. Many schools will give course credit for work experience. Please check with your school regarding receiving credit for unpaid internship work experience . Supplemental Information Driver's License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.

    Special Note: Unpaid intern applicants who are 18 years of age or older must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.

    The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position. Applicants who indicate \"see resume\" or enter their initials to acknowledge that they have skipped the Work History and Education sections will not be considered, unless they do not possess any education history or work experience. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.

    The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.

    This position is a temporary position and does not receive benefits.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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