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Whether your college major is a criminal justice or corrections-related field, law,
psychology, social work, education, liberal arts, or business, Ottawa County Juvenile Court may have an internship opportunity for you.

Intern with the Juvenile Probation Department

Possibilities include:

  • Accompanying and/or assisting probation officers on field contacts with
    delinquent youth;
  • Performing telephone and computer inquiries to support probation officers in
    obtaining background information and following up on existing juvenile court
  • Assisting probation officers with administering risk assessments and/or other
    screening instruments;
  • Assisting probation officers with conducting drug tests and with installing
    electronic monitoring devices; and
  • Assisting with the preparation, maintenance, and safeguarding of Court records
    and in maintaining the confidentiality of all juvenile files.

Intern with the Juvenile Court Services Department

Possibilities include:
Assisting with the delivery of Court Services’ programs such as:

  • Programs for youth such as Community Service, Mock Trials, Student
    Achievement, and mediation;
  • Specialized Dockets FACT and HOPE Programs;
  • Administering screening instruments; and
  • Assisting in the preparation, maintenance, and safeguarding of Court records and
    in maintaining the confidentiality of all juvenile cases.

Intern with the Juvenile and Probate Court Clerks

Possibilities include:

  • Assisting Court clerks with the general office work involved in the Juvenile Court
    setting and in the preparation, maintenance, and safeguarding of Court records;
  • Providing similar clerical assistance to the Probation Department and the Probate
  • Providing clerical and programming assistance to the Court Services Department;
  • Assist with microfilming Probate and Juvenile records in Probate Court.

Internship Application

To express your interest, complete application and send with your resume to:
Lori Clune, Court Administrator
Ottawa County Probate and Juvenile Court
315 Madison Street
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: (419) 734-6830
Fax: (419) 732-8147
Email address: lclune@co.ottawa.oh.us

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