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  • Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program

    Editor April 2nd
    Monday July 7th, 9am
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    New York County District Attorney's Office Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program

    Program overview:

    Our office's Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program is a rigorous six-week internship that provides students with an insider's view of the criminal justice system and law enforcement in New York County. This internship is open to rising juniors and seniors in high school who reside in Manhattan. Our interns attend a variety of public, private, and parochial schools representing the diverse communities of the borough.

    Interns are assigned to various units within the office and assist attorneys and support staff with projects and other responsibilities. They also attend many law-related presentations and trips and prepare for a mock trial throughout the program. For more information about our office, please visit www.manhattanda.org


    • Applicants must reside in Manhattan
    • Must be a rising junior or senior in high school
    • Must commit to attend entirety of program from July 7, 2024 - August 15, 2024, Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Application guidelines:

    Applicants must postmark the following application materials by Friday, April 18, 2024:

    • A current resume
    • An essay, no longer than two pages, explaining their interest in the law
    • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, or another individual the applicant has worked with

    Please submit application materials to:

    New York County District Attorney's Office

    Community Affairs Unit

    Attention: Ms. Carol Ragsdale

    One Hogan Place, Room 843

    New York, NY 10013

    Email: legalbound@dany.nyc.gov


    Contact the program supervisors:

    Jennifer Carino , 212-335-9064

    Denise Liriano, 212-335-3055


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