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  • Internship





Job Location:

Address:  400 W CONGRESS ST STE 315

Posting Details:

Salary:  N/A

Grade: 01

Closing Date: 04/15/2022

Job Summary:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division, Office of Victim Services Section is currently accepting applications for volunteers and interns to serve as Volunteer Victim Advocates, in the Tucson office, for the spring semester, July through December 2022, with 6 months total commitment.

The mission of the Office of Victim Services is to promote justice and healing for crime victims. Our staff is small relative to the number of victims we serve. Our success, therefore, depends on mature, responsible, caring volunteers and interns. Please submit a cover letter with your resume in the same document upload as your resume.

If this internship interests you, speak with your department’s internship advisor.

Contact Veronica Driz, Advocate in Tucson at 520-628-6455 for more information. All applications are due April 15, 2022.

Job Duties:

Advocates act as liaisons between victims and members of the criminal justice system, including attorneys, courts, probation departments, and custodial agencies. Advocates in the Attorney General’s Office of Victim Services do real, meaningful work for and with victims. This is not a clerical internship, although as with most jobs, there are clerical responsibilities. Advocates explain the legal rights of victims in layperson’s terms, accompany victims to court, offer reassurance and empathetic listening, identify, victims’ needs resulting from the crime and more. Training is provided.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Minimum junior status for bachelor's degree students.
• Minimum of second year status for associate's degree students.
• Minimum cumulative GPA 2.75.
• Pass a security background check.
• Possess a valid driver's license or state picture I.D.
• Ability to work effectively with people in sensitive areas.
• Good writing, communication, and computer skills.

Selective Preference(s):

Past interns have come from the departments of political science, psychology, communications, sociology, pre-law, criminal justice and the International College.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• 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.


Does not apply to internships.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Does not apply to internships.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at humanresources@azag.gov.

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.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.