College Internship Program

The Denton County District Attorney's Office welcomes current law school and college students to become an intern with our office. The internship program enables college student to gain first-hand exposure to the criminal justice system and local law enforcement in Denton County. Students work closely with Assistant District Attorneys and other staff who are processing, investigating and prosecuting criminal cases, providing support to crime victims, assisting with investigations, and analyzing pending legislation, among other tasks. An intern may also be assigned to our Family Law Division to work with our TDPRS unit. Internship assignments are unpaid and based upon the student's interests, skills, and the needs of the office. We do not provide a 3L bar card to any of our interns.

Applicants should have a solid academic record, but we consider academic performance to be only one indicator of an applicant's potential. Equally important are the qualities of personal character, integrity, judgment, and maturity. Prior leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service and the community are valued qualities. We encourage students to have taken at least one criminal law-related class. Applicants will be considered after completing the forms available by clicking on the link below. Email your application forms along with a cover letter to for consideration in this exclusive program.

Deadlines for submitting applications:

  • Spring Internship - October 31
  • Summer Internship - March 31
  • Fall Internship - June 30

PDF Documents:

  • Internship Background Adobe Acrobat PDF
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement Adobe Acrobat PDF
  • Volunteer Internship Program (Vip) Agreement Adobe Acrobat PDF

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