Attorney General’s Office Accepting Applications for Summer Interns

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March 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is accepting applications for summer interns. The summer internship session will begin on May 23.

“Internships can be invaluable for college students to gain real-world experience as they plan their career path,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “I want to encourage careers in public service and offer students service-learning opportunities that directly impact people across the State.”

Applicant packet information is available under the employment section at ArkansasAG.gov.

The deadline to apply is May 1.

Some interns may be able to arrange for college credit for their internship, depending upon the requirements of their college or university.

Those with questions about the Attorney General’s office intern program may contact the Human Resources Department at internship@ArkansasAG.gov or 501-682-2007.

About Attorney General Leslie Rutledge

Leslie Carol Rutledge is the 56th Attorney General of Arkansas. Elected on Nov. 4, 2014, she is the first woman and first Republican in Arkansas history to be elected to the office.

Rutledge, a native of Batesville, Arkansas, is a graduate of Southside High School, the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. She began her legal career as Clerk for Arkansas Court of Appeals Judge Josephine Hart, now Associate Justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court. She was appointed Deputy Counsel for Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and later served as Legal Counsel on the Mike Huckabee for President Campaign. She served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Lonoke County and in subsequent service as Attorney for the State of Arkansas’s Division of Children and Family Services. She also served as Deputy Counsel at the National Republican Congressional Committee before joining the Republican National Committee as Counsel. Prior to her election as Attorney General, she founded and practiced law at The Rutledge Firm, PLLC. Rutledge lives in Little Rock.

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