Summer internship opportunity for high school juniors

NEWARK — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is looking for high school juniors to participate in their annual summer internship program. This exciting five-week program is designed to expose high school students to careers in law, law enforcement and local government.

The summer internship program will be held from July 8 through Aug. 9 for students completing their junior year by June 2013. Interns must be Essex County residents.  During this unique internship program, interns will be exposed to a comprehensive curriculum that includes: learning about the role and function of the Essex County Prosecutor’s office; participating in New Jersey State Trooper Youth Week, a one-week residential program; observing a jury trial and participating in a mock trial; and learning about other governmental agencies.  Interns will also participate in workshops on business etiquette and making positive choices.

Applications for the summer internship program can be found on our website at under Community Outreach.  The application deadline is March 8.  For further information, you may contact Nicole Graves-Watson, Community Justice Coordinator at (973) 621-5377.

The Observer Staff