Featured [Internship] of the Week: US Pretrial Services

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UNITED STATES PRETRIAL SERVICES INTERNSHIP

The internship program serves to broaden the United States Pretrial Services Office’s commitment to providing the highest quality service and the products to the United States District Court through investigations and leading the way in community supervision and safety.  The U.S. Pretrial Services Office extends its commitment to servicing the community by selecting college and university students to serve in non-compensated student intern positions.

DUTIES/ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • Being exposed to a broad overview of the U.S. Pretrial Services Office
  • Attending initial interviews of new arrests
  • Attending court hearings daily: initial appearances, violations, arraignments, guilty pleas, trials, sentencings
  • Monitoring status of firearms and passports of defendants
  • Assisting Officers and performing functions as requested by Pretrial Services staff
  • Contacting state and federal agencies
  • Managing case files using PACTS database and PACER electronic court docket
  • Performing light administrative work
  • Conducting research

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work for the U.S. Government
  • Undergraduate or Graduate college student in good class standing at an accredited educational institution
  • Minimum academic grade point average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale within the major
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have good computer skills
  • Must meet the minimum time requirement of twenty (20) hours per week (for at least 10 consecutive weeks); one day per week must be a full eight (8) hour day
  • Bi-lingual students are encouraged to apply
  • Seeking students willing to fully apply and dedicate themselves to their work

 HOW TO APPLY:

Email a cover letter, resume, one (1) writing sample, and three (3) references to: Joshua T. Roth, U.S. Pretrial Services Officer Assistant/Internship Coordinator josh_roth@paept.uscourts.gov

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2013 FALL SEMESTER MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 15, 2013.  SELECTIONS WILL BE MADE BY JULY 31, 2013.

Interested candidates should contact Joshua Roth at 267-299-4420, josh_roth@paept.uscourts.gov and visit http://www.uscourts.gov/FederalCourts/ProbationPretrialServices.aspx

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