Internship Opportunities

The PA Office of Attorney General offers internships for currently enrolled students year round in offices all over Pennsylvania. Whether a legal, undergraduate, or graduate student, Interns work alongside attorneys and administrative staff to promote the interests of the Commonwealth and its people. Interns also meet and hear from leaders in law and government, and may participate in other group educational programs during their time at OAG.
The deadline to apply for Spring 2019 internships is Friday, October 26th. You can apply for internships HERE.

Legal Internships

Health Care Intern – Spring 2019 - Public Protection Division - Harrisburg (20180324)

The Health Care Section receives and investigates complaints related to health care providers and insurance companies, and takes legal action to protect consumers when appropriate.
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Fair Labor Intern – Spring 2019 - Public Protection Division - Harrisburg (20180323)

The Fair Labor Section partners with labor organizations, community groups, nonprofit and professional associations, other Attorneys General labor sections, and government agencies to investigate and pursue legal and policy actions to end unlawful and/or discriminatory workplace practices. The Fair Labor Section also conducts public outreach to educate workers and the public regarding workers’ rights
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Bureau of Consumer Protection Intern – Spring 2019 - Public Protection Division - Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh (20180322)

The Bureau of Consumer Protection mediates and investigates consumer complaints. It takes legal action against companies that engage in unfair or deceptive business practices in cases where a lawsuit by the Attorney General serves the public interest and benefits the citizens of the Commonwealth.
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Antitrust Intern – Spring 2019 - Public Protection Division - Harrisburg (20180321)

The Antitrust Section helps protect the free enterprise system by detecting anticompetitive practices and taking legal action to stop them.  The Section brings legal actions to recover overcharges paid by consumers and state agencies as the result of violations of state and federal antitrust laws.  The Section also reviews and challenges mergers which may result in consumers or state agencies paying higher prices or which will harm Pennsylvania’s economy.
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Organized Crime Intern – Spring 2019 - Criminal Law Division - North Huntingdon, Norristown (20180123)

The Organized Crime Section (OCS) of the Criminal Law Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal enterprises.   OCS works closely with the Investigating Grand Jury, the PA State Police, and U.S Attorneys’ offices. OCS has previously investigated organizations involved in drug trafficking, gambling, loansharking, extortion, identity theft, insurance fraud, auto theft, money laundering, intimidation of witnesses, and murder.
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Insurance Fraud Intern – Spring 2019 - Criminal Law Division - Norristown (20180122)

This Section investigates and prosecutes insurance fraud pursuant to the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (Act 166 of 1994) signed into law in 1994. Financial support for this Section is based totally on funding from the Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority which administers a fund paid for by the insurance industry on an annual basis.
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Criminal Prosecutions Intern – Spring 2019 - Criminal Law Division - Pittsburgh (20180121)

The Criminal Prosecutions Section investigates and prosecutes a complete spectrum of crimes ranging from the simplest of misdemeanors, to complex corrupt organizations and conspiracies, to first degree murder cases wherein the death penalty is sought and sentenced.
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Torts Litigation Intern – Spring 2019 - Civil Law Division - Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norristown, Scranton (20180224)

The Torts Litigation Section defends the Commonwealth and its agencies, officials, and employees in personal injury actions. Many of these involve claims made against the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for death or serious bodily injury resulting from alleged negligence with regards to highway design, construction, and maintenance.
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Tax Litigation Intern – Spring 2019 - Civil Law Division - Philadelphia (20180223)

Tax Litigation represents the Commonwealth in litigation of state tax appeals from the Board of Finance and Revenue to the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and beyond. It handles an active caseload of over 2,000 cases, more than half of which involve corporate and sales and use taxes. The majority of the remaining cases involve personal income taxes.
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Financial Enforcement Unit Intern – Spring 2019 - Civil Law Division - Philadelphia, Pittsburgh (20180222)

Financial Enforcement Unit represents the Commonwealth in federal bankruptcy proceedings and efforts to collect delinquent taxes and other debts to the Commonwealth.
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Civil Litigation Intern – Spring 2019 - Civil Law Division - Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh (20180221)

The Litigation Section represents the Commonwealth and its agencies, officials, and employees in a wide variety of lawsuits, usually in federal court, most of which concern the constitutionality of state statutes, the operation of state programs, the conduct of state law enforcement officers, the administration of state prisons, or the employment practices of state agencies.
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Non-Legal Internships

Human Resources Intern – Spring 2019 - Operations Division - Harrisburg (20180411)

The Human Resources Section maintains the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations through human resource programs, policies, and practices.  
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Press Office Intern – Spring 2019 - Executive Office - Harrisburg (20180513)

The Press Office works to communicate the latest information about the work being done by the Attorney General, our agents, investigators, and prosecutors.
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Policy and Planning Intern – Spring 2019 - Executive Office - Philadelphia, Harrisburg (20180512)

The Office of Policy and Planning advises the Attorney General and other senior officials in OAG on matters of internal and external policy, conducts research, and helps plan the future of the Office. Interns will deal with a dynamic range of tasks, the subject matter of which will be highly dependent on current developments in public policy, both in Pennsylvania and nationwide.
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Office of Public Engagement Intern – Spring 2019 - Executive Office - Harrisburg (20180511)

OPE educates the public on services provided by OAG and common health and safety risks including known scams, cyber safety, child predators, elder abuse, and other topics as information is gathered by OAG. Education and Outreach specialists in OPE act as ambassadors to public organizations, governmental agencies, schools, senior citizen groups, and others. OPE accomplishes these goals through strategic communications and educational events with all sorts of groups.
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Bureau of Consumer Protection Intern (Non-Legal) – Spring 2019 - Public Protection Division - Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton (20180312)

The Bureau of Consumer Protection mediates and investigates consumer complaints. It takes legal action against companies that engage in unfair or deceptive business practices in cases where a lawsuit by the Attorney General serves the public interest and benefits the citizens of the Commonwealth.
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Bureau of Narcotics Investigations Intern (Non-Legal) – Spring 2019 - Criminal Law Division - Erie (20180114)

Bureau of Narcotics Investigations and Drug Control engages in joint participation with local and state law enforcement in the investigation, apprehension and prosecution of drug traffickers and drug trafficking organizations within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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Torts Litigation Intern (Non-Legal) – Spring 2019 - Civil Law Division - Pittsburgh (20180214)

The Torts Litigation Section defends the Commonwealth and its agencies, officials, and employees in personal injury actions. Many of these involve claims made against the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for death or serious bodily injury resulting from alleged negligence with regards to highway design, construction, and maintenance.
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