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Internship Opportunities
Law Student Internship

The Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney provides a select number of unpaid internships to law students in furtherance of their legal education. Interns learn the work of the office through criminal law training sessions, in court observation and experience, and tours of related agencies.

Law students applying for the Law Internship Program are encouraged to have their third-year practice certificate, but other students will also be thoroughly considered. Generally, the office hosts interns from May through August of each year. Internships can be arranged for other time periods on a case by case basis.

If you are interested in an internship with the office, please submit your cover letter, resume, and legal writing sample to Brent Johnson, Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney.

Contact
  • Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney
    Law Student Internship
    800 E. City Hall Ave., Suite 600
    Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Email
  • Fx: 757-664-4445


Victim/Witness Assistance Program Internship

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program of the Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney provides a select number of unpaid internships to students studying criminal justice, social work, and related fields in furtherance of their education.

Through observation and hands-on experience, interns learn the important role an advocate holds throughout the prosecution of a criminal case. Generally, the office hosts interns from May through August of each year. Internships can be arranged for other time periods on a case by case basis.

If you are interested in an internship with the Victim/Witness Assistance Program of the Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney, please submit a cover letter and resume.

Contact
  • Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney
    Victim/Witness Assistance Program Internship 
    800 E. City Hall Ave., Suite 500
    Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Email
  • Fx: 757-664-4445


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