Find job openings, apply for the law clerk program, and learn about internships and externships.

Hennepin County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job openings for permanent and temporary positions with the Hennepin County Attorney's Office are posted on the county’s job opportunities page. You must apply online to be considered. View current opportunities.

The best way to learn about job openings is to register online for notifications. Select the job categories that match your skills and provide your contact information. Job categories include Attorney, Legal, Clerical and Data Entry, IT and other functions. Register for job notification emails.

For questions contact Jackie Johnson, Human Resource Coordinator at 612-348-4648 or

The County Attorney’s Office hires law students for a hands-on, challenging work experience as compensated law clerks. The program is highly competitive.

Clerkships are offered in the summer and during the academic year. About 40 law clerks work in the office and openings vary according to turnover. We accept applications year-round and interview candidates as vacancies occur. We may post opportunities with the local law schools and may participate in on-campus interviews.

Read more about the law clerk program.

Step-Up Student Interns

The County Attorney's Office participates in Hennepin County's Step-Up Achieve and BrookLynk High School Summer Internship Programs.  Interns gain real work experience, access to professional development, and opportunities to network with professionals in the County Attorney's Office and in many other County areas. 

These paid internships are offered in the summer for high school Juniors and graduating Seniors. 

Read more about Hennepin County's Internship Opportunities

View current County Internship opportunities

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