The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Civil Litigation Division/Community Outreach and Education is seeking highly motivated students currently enrolled in college courses for the Spring 2022 semester. This opportunity will provide the interns with knowledge of Arizona's statewide Crime Prevention and Education initiatives. Community Outreach and Education interns must have exceptional customer service skills as they will have direct contact with constituents. Interns receive training in best practices for answering constituent questions and concerns related to fraud, identity theft, and many other issues throughout their internship. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in college are encouraged to apply.
The internship positions are unpaid. The number of hours must meet the minimum established by the University for credit if applicable; however, the hours and days are negotiable depending on the interns' availability. The hours will typically be between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. All interns must complete a training-orientation.
Interns are expected to perform a wide variety of duties including: answering constituent phone calls, developing and executing a special project, handling mail/email, submitting weekly social media content, assisting outreach coordinators with additional special projects, research, and have the opportunity to job shadow and attend office related events.
The types of programs include:
• Identity theft
• E-Cigarette Awareness
• Consumer fraud/Consumer scams
• Internet Safety & Cyber-Bullying
• Human trafficking
• Suicide Awareness and Prevention
• Opioid Awareness and Prevention
• Young Consumers
• Life Care Planning
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Word and PowerPoint
• The position requires communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to work both in a team setting and independently
• Ability to handle research assignments, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
• Experience with social media coordination preferred
Experience with social media coordination preferred
• Minimum cumulative G.P.A. 3.00
• Availability of 12-25 hours per week
• Currently enrolled in college or university, taking a course of study relevant to the internship opening
• All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.
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During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at HumanResources@azag.gov. The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.
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State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
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