High school students with a nomination by a teacher or counselor. Applications available for download in the spring at this link https://www.sjgov.org/da/dynamic?id=26298
For nearly 20 years, high school students from around San Joaquin County have had the excellent opportunity to learn about the Criminal Justice System through a program operated by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office and the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin.
Open to all high school students, this program provides students with a unique summer learning experience — direct exposure to the justice system in operation. Students also have the opportunity to build professional and academic networks. Graduating from this program also looks great on a college resume. Classes are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Attendance is critical. There are four components to the curriculum:
Bus passes will be available for those students who need them for transportation to and from the courthouse.
For the 2017 term, there were 25 positions available. Preference is given to the students in the upper classes. Applications must include reference letter from a teacher and/or counselor.