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Law Internships

Law Internships

Brooke Baldasare completes an internship with Judge Tom Barber
of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

The Political Science Internship Program allows students to pursue experiential learning in the legal field by supporting approved internships with organizations within the public sector, including at the federal level, the U.S. Department of Justice; at the state level, the Office of the Attorney General (Tampa), at the regional level, the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, and at the local level, the State Attorney’s Office and Office of the Public Defender. It is the student’s responsibility to secure an internship and seek approval for academic credit from the POS Internship Advisor. In addition to the Political Science Internship Program application, a student may be required to complete a separate agency application – pay attention to agency specific deadlines!

Contact Information

Dr. Peter Funke
Assistant Professor
Department of Government and
International Affairs, SOC 376
813 974-6859
pnfunke@usf.edu
Internship Application

Deadlines for applications to be submitted for internships

Last day of Summer classes for an internship in the Fall term
Last day of Fall classes for an internship for Spring term
Last day of Spring classes for an internship for Summer term

U.S. Department of Justice
400 North Tampa Street, Suite 3200
Tampa, FL 33602
(813)274-6000

Office of the Attorney General
Concourse Center 4
3507 Frontage Road, Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 287-7960

Deadline for Fall: August
Deadline for Spring: December


Thirteenth Judicial Circuit
George Edgecomb Courthouse
800 E. Twiggs St.
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 272-5894

State Attorney’s Office
419 N. Pierce Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
(813) 272-5400

Office of the Public Defender
700 East Twiggs Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
(813) 272-5980