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Arizona Attorney General Office- Community Outreach Internship

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Company Name: 
Office of AZ Attorney General- Mark Brnovich
Industry: 
Government
Application Due Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2017
Location: 
Phoenix
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
No
Description: 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED! RESUMES REVIEWED WEEKLY 

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Community Outreach and Education Section is seeking highly motivated students currently enrolled in college courses. This opportunity will provide the interns with knowledge of Arizona's statewide Crime Prevention and Education initiatives.Community Outreach and Education interns must have exceptional customer service skills as they will have direct contact with constituents. Interns receive training in best practices for answering constituent questions and concerns related to fraud, identity theft, and many other issues throughout their internship. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in college are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be currently enrolled at EMCC. If you wish to have assistance with any required materials (i.e. online application, resume, cover letter) please contact the Career and Transfer Center at 623-935-8740.

The internship positions are unpaid. The number of hours must meet the minimum established by the University for credit if applicable; however, the hours and days are negotiable depending on the interns' availability. The hours will typically be between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. All interns must complete a training-orientation. In addition, all interns will be required to submit to an oral interview and a background investigation.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Interns are expected to perform a wide variety of duties including: answering constituent phone calls, handling mail/email, assist coordinators with special projects, researching current data trends, and have the opportunity to job shadow and attend office related events.

The types of programs include:

  • Identity theft
  • Vulnerable Adult Abuse
  • Consumer fraud/Consumer scams
  • Internet Safety and Substance Abuse
  • Human trafficking  
  • Civil Rights violations
  • Veteran services
  • White collar crimes
  • Youth tobacco enforcement
  • Internet crimes
  • Life Care Planning
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled at EMCC or SWSC 
  • Minimum cumulative G.P.A. 2.75.
  • Availability of 12-25 hours per week.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Word and PowerPoint.
  • The position requires communication and writing skills, the ability to work in a team setting and self-starting independence.
  • Ability to handle research assignments, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently.
  • Taking a course of study relevant to the internship opening.
  • Applicants must be fingerprinted and pass a criminal background check prior to acceptance into the program.

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.

During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, 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, 1275 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.