Category: Jobs
Date posted: 01/09/2017
Deadline:
Intended Semester: Summer
Title/Employer: Alameda County Pretrial Services Internship
Description:
Alameda County Pretrial Services Internship
 
Application Due: March 8, 2017 @ 5:00pm
When: Summer 2017, Academic Year 2017-2018
Where: Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Oakland, CA
Contact: Courtney Sohn at intern.manager@gmail.com
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Superior Court Pretrial Services Division provides community ties information about defendants to help the judges determine their eligibility for release on own recognizance, without posting bail, and follows up with cases as needed. Under the supervision of staff, interns interview recently arrested defendants in the Wiley Manuel Courthouse and are responsible for calling references, verifying the information given, preparing a written report to the court, and making courtesy reminder calls to O.R.'d defendants. The Interns are present in court to monitor and record release dispositions. The Pretrial Services Division offers a unique opportunity to learn about the court system from the inside. In this hands-on position, interns will have real responsibility that includes regular contact with defendants, judges, district attorneys, and public defenders.
 
INTERN QUALIFICATIONS
-Must be at least 18 years old
-At least a sophomore (Second year student, not units standing) at Berkeley
-Should be interested in learning the principles and procedures of the criminal justice system
-Attention to detail
-Excellent communications skills
-Ability to work both independently and on a team while with others
 
For an application or more information, please contact Courtney Sohn at intern.manager@gmail.com
 
Link: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/Pages.aspx/Pre-trial-Services-
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