Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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Law Student Long-Term Paid Internships

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office employs law students throughout the year as paid interns. Paid interns work directly with experienced prosecutors who are assigned to work in various specialty divisions. The assignments are generally longer than one semester and the positions become available only sporadically. If you are interested in a paid intern position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Law Student Paid Intern application, which you may download via the link above, to the paid intern application bank at If positions are currently available, you may be contacted to schedule an interview.