Each Intern will work under the guidance of the Administrator, but will assist all staff members. She, along with other staff members, shall provide orientation and training. The intern, along with staff members, will greet the public and help clients fill out forms necessary to be screened for eligibility. The intern will work with the staff on projects such as Summons Plus. This is a program designed to contact and remind defendants of upcoming court dates. The intern will also assist with in-office data maintenance and have the opportunity to observe courtroom proceedings. There are two time slots available to interns each day, between 9:00 a.m. and noon, and 1-4:30 p.m. Interns who are available on Monday and Tuesday mornings may assist attorneys in the courtroom on Superior Court community custody supervision calendars, also known as probation violation calendars.
Three hours a week for one quarter is the minimum time commitment required. Interns should arrange to receive credit through their schools. All internships are non-paid with approved expenses reimbursed. Snohomish County government requires a criminal history background check before starting internship.