Internship Program

The Internship Program is competitive and draws interns from a highly qualified applicant pool. In general, interns should possess: demonstrated academic achievement; ability and willingness to work closely with others; flexibility; self-sustaining motivation and initiative; and impeccable trustworthiness, discretion, and maturity. Good judgment is critical.


  • The internship will last for six weeks.
  • Open to high school juniors, seniors and local college students.
  • Internship will be part-time 3 days per week.


  • Interns will be assist to court clerks with a wide variety of tasks, including the processing and maintenance of court filings and records.
  • Observing court proceeding including jury selection and trials.
  • Post hearing, students will meet with Judge Jones to discuss any questions they have regarding the judicial process.system.
  • Touring court facility and meet with other city and county officials to discuss their roles in the community, particularly with the justice

School Credits

The court internship is part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) and unpaid. However, students can earn community service or class credit depending on the school’s policies.

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If you would like to become involved in the Internship Program, please email us at for additional information and application packets.

Justice of the Peace 4-1 does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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