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Illinois State Seal Joe H. McMahon Kane County State's Attorney's Office
Joseph H. McMahon, State's Attorney

 

Employment & Internships 

 

Employment
The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office employs approximately 140 staffers, including 58 assistant state’s attorneys, as well as paralegals and individuals with a variety of experience, expertise and duties.

The office always seeks bright, talented and ambitious individuals who are committed to public service.

If you would like to apply for an Assistant State’s Attorney opening with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office or if you would like to be considered the next time an ASA position become available, please send a cover letter and resume to Christy DeChristopher, Administrative Assistant, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175; fax to (630) 232-6508; or email saoapplications@co.kane.il.us.

If you are interested in a paralegal, support staff or administrative assistant job opening or would like to be considered for a job with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office the next time one becomes available, please send a cover letter and resume to Christy DeChristopher, Administrative Assistant, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175; fax to (630) 232-6508; or email saoapplications@co.kane.il.us.

Interns, clerks and job shadowing
The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office has many internships available, from opportunities for qualified high school and undergraduate students interested in a career in law, to school-year and summer internships for qualified law students, including 711 internships.

Interns are required to assist the support staff and Assistant State’s Attorneys in the division to which they are assigned. Most of the work assigned to interns is clerical, however, interns will have the opportunity to observe in court and witness and participate in other office functions.

The purpose of the internship program is to provide young people with a working knowledge of the functions of the largest law office in Kane County. It is the State’s Attorney’s hope that our internships will encourage further education and help in future successful career choices.

All interns are unpaid but can receive course credit. Interns and clerks are sought year-round.

College graduates, college students and high school students interested in working as an intern for the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office should send a cover letter, resume and qualifications to: Christy DeChristopher, Administrative Assistant, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175; call (630) 232-3500; Fax to (630) 232-6508 or email saoapplications@co.kane.il.us.

Law students should send a cover letter, resume and qualifications to Administrative Assistant Christy DeChristopher, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175; fax to (630) 232-6508; or email saoapplications@co.kane.il.us.

Students interested in the functions of the various jobs in the State’s Attorney’s Office almost might consider job shadowing. Call Christy DeChristopher at (630) 232-3500.


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