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Newark, NJ 07102

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At this time, the Essex County Prosecutors Office is not accepting resumes for consideration regarding paid employment. We do not anticipate hiring any Detectives or Investigators in the forseeable future. We also do not anticipate any need for additional Agents, Attorneys, or Support Staff in the forseeable future.

For information regarding the High School Student SUMMER INTERNSHIP program, please see the Community Outreach page.


The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office offers college and law students the opportunity to work in the capacity of an unpaid intern, voluntarily or for school credit. Internships are available throughout the year and the internship program is designed to maximize the students’ involvement with the criminal justice system in the County. Many of our legal interns are offered judicial internships and subsequent employment as assistant prosecutors here in Essex County or in other Counties. The program, which provides an exposure to a wide variety of interesting and challenging legal issues, also offers:

• Substantial opportunity for court appearances by third-year law students;
• Interaction with judges, attorneys and investigators;
• Practical legal research and writing experience;
• Court observation;
• Lecture series; and
• Field trips

If you are interested in applying for an intern position, please forward a resume along with a cover letter stating your interest to:

Frank Ducoat, Assistant Prosecutor
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office
Appellate Section
50 West Market Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

NOTE: Summer Break: Resumes should be received in this office no later than Feb. 28th; Fall Semester: Resumes should be received in this office no later than June 30th; Spring Semester: Resumes should be received in this office no later than October 31st of preceeding year.

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