To be considered for our INTERNSHIP program, please email ALL OF THE following SIX ITEMS:

1.     Cover Letter

·       Using the Practice Group options below, list up to three practice groups with which you would like to intern and/or state that you have no practice group preference:

Practice Group List:

Litigation, General Counsel, Compliance, Children’s Protective Services, Disability and Elder Law, Public Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate, and Hospital District

·       The days and hours you are committed to working at HCAO 

·       For summer applicants, state if you would like to work 12 weeks or 6 weeks (indicate first or second session)

2.     Resume

3.     Unofficial Transcript

4.     Writing Sample

5.     A one-page letter addressed to Vince Ryan on the topic of "What does Public Service mean to you?"

6.     Completed Background Check Authorization form (can be obtained from section below)

Most practice groups will require at least one additional screening process, e.g., in-person or phone interview.



Application Deadlines:

Summer Internships - March 1 (Extension)
Spring Internships - November 1
Fall Internships - July 1


Still have questions about our internship program? Use this form to let us know what you need.

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