The Law School Internship Program provides law school students with invaluable legal experience during their time spent at the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office. This program has been implemented to allow a student to observe and participate in all facets of a criminal investigation and due process through the criminal court system. It is the intention of our office and the prosecutor assigned to the intern to offer a hands-on experience which will enhance their traditional course of study at their university.

We offer many rewarding and exciting opportunities reviewing the following types of cases:

  • General Crimes
  • Major Crimes
  • Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
  • Juvenile Division

The Law School Internship Program is designed for law school students only. We accept applications year-round and interview candidates on a rolling basis.

Each Division has a limited number of placements for non-salaried interns. Interns have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on experiences in the preparation of the prosecution of criminal cases in either our District Court Division or our Circuit Court Division. Although the intern will generally be assigned to a primary prosecutor, from time to time, he or she will be assigned to others within the State’s Attorney’s Office to include other prosecutors and personnel from various units within our department. The primary prosecutor will complete a work performance evaluation at the end of the program. A copy of that evaluation will be provided to the student’s university’s practicum coordinator. Please note: Internship positions are unpaid and are on a volunteer basis.

Law School Internship Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    5MB limit Please email sao@howardcountymd.gov to submit your application via email.