Utah Attorney General’s Office Victim Advocacy Unit – Winter Semester 2019

Utah Attorney General’s Office Victim Advocacy Unit

OFFICE DESCRIPTION: The Victim Advocate Internship lasts for four months and coordinates with the local universities’ semester schedules (January-April, May-August, September-December). Victim Advocate Interns act as a liaison between victims and members of the justice system by providing victim assistance services. This internship is unpaid and part-time. Responsibilities include: explaining the criminal justice process to victims and answering questions; advising victims of their victims’ rights; notifying victims of hearings and accompanying victims to court; identifying victim’s needs and providing referrals/ resources; offering reassurance and empathetic listening; following up with victims regarding case status; assisting Victim Coordinator with case work; answering questions/concerns from the general public; and assisting with trainings and special projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Students with a GPA above 2.8 who are able to enroll for credit and are junior or senior status in school are welcome to apply. Please note you also need to be in good honor code standing to earn credit, if approved.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply to any of our internships, please fill out our application at https://attorneygeneral.utah.gov/careers/internships/ Return the application with all required materials to Katherine Rhodes at krhodes@agutah.gov by the due date below. If you have any questions, contact Mahalia Lotz at 801-281-1206 or mlotz@agutah.gov.

Application Due Dates: (January through April) – December 1st (deadline extended)
(May through August) – April 1st (September through December) – August 1st
STIPEND Unpaid

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