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Interns & Volunteers

The following positions are available:

Self-Help Center Assistant Volunteers provide information to self-represented litigants. Attorneys, law students and paralegals are encouraged to apply.

Judicial Interns work with or provide research support for a judge or court program (law students and selected college students). To qualify candidates must be enrolled in a college degree program that is related to the internship. Interns must have the required skills and educational background for the position. In many cases, interns will receive credit toward their degree, but in all cases the internships are designed to provide relevant experiential learning in one or more of the courts program departments.

Time Commitment and Hours of Service: Judicial Interns are asked to commit for a minimum of two months and at least 16 hours per week; however, this is flexible. The hours of service are normally court hours (8 am - 5 pm), but may vary. Interns are expected to work shifts of not less than 4 hours. Parking for Interns is only available at select facilities – we encourage the use of public transit, or other commute alternatives (see  ).

If there are current openings for the position of Judicial Intern I or II, you will be able to read a description of qualifications and apply using our court employment page. Click on the employment page link below: 

Court Reporter Interns are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the variety of courtroom experiences available in Superior Court through the court reporter internship opportunity. Interns may include students from court reporting schools who are completing state-mandated intern hours for licensing, students who have taken the state licensing exam and wish to gain courtroom experience while awaiting results of the exam, and licensed court reporters seeking familiarity with the court system who may be considering employment with Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Court reporter interns are expected to commit to periods of no less than 3 hours per half day.

Parking for Interns is only available at select facilities – we encourage the use of public transit or other commute alternatives (see )

Court Reporter Intern Application 

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