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Minnesota Judicial Branch

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Government and Public Administration| Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Positions Typically Hiring For:

Court Operations positions (support and leadership), Law Clerks and Attorneys, IT professionals, Office Assistants.

Positions Posted (Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page)

Position 1:

Hennepin County Intern, Court Reporter Unit

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Minnesota

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Internship

Accepted Majors:

Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications| Business, Management and Administration| Government and Public Administration| Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security| Marketing, Sales and Service

Position Description:

Hennepin County District Court is pleased to offer an excellent opportunity for a candidate seeking to explore career choices in a professional court setting. With the guidance of the Court Reporter Unit (CRU) supervisors and lead workers, this internship will work closely with our court reporter scheduling and technology teams and provide skill professional and interpersonal skill development toward court administration and operations.

This position is part of a cohort of internship positions with District Court for the summer, and will participate in professional development trainings, as well as opportunities to learn about the work of the courts and court reporter role in supporting the court's mission, vision, and values.

This position is classified as an Intern, with a working title of Court Reporter Unit Intern for the summer of 2024. The position is temporary and expected to start on or around 5/29/2024 with an anticipated end date on or around 08/23/2024. Candidates will be considered on a full-time or part-time basis, which will be negotiated with the supervisor. This position may have some remote work opportunities.

Standard business hours for District Court are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Scheduled work hours for this position will be finalized between the candidate and supervisor. This position will work in the Hennepin County Government Center located in downtown Minneapolis.

Example of Duties
Learning importance of Court Reporter Unit, specifically the Technology and Scheduling Units and how it impacts Court Operations.
Learning audio quality parameters and performing quality checks
Support unit in tasks related to scheduling reporter requests on behalf of Chamber’s
Project based work involving analyzing and enhancing court reporter scheduling process
Project based work involving analyzing the storage and tracking of equipment.
Other administrative duties as assigned
Typical Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree or current enrollment with 1 year of completion from an accredited college or university.
Must be 18 years of age or older by 5/29/2024
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience, and understanding in the course of work duties
Ability to manage workload effectively including planning, organizing, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines
Ability to provide a level of customer service that meets/exceeds customer expectation and satisfaction while complying with court policies and procedures
Experience with audio technology (microphones, cameras, telephones and remote systems such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams)
Experience in programs as SharePoint or similar such programs
Experience using electronic document applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, or Adobe Acrobat, with the ability to learn other, job-related software
Supplemental Information
The Minnesota Judicial Branch (MJB) is committed to providing fair and equal access to justice. If you share this same commitment, desire a meaningful career serving the public, and want the opportunity to make a difference for your community, consider a career with us. We celebrate and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and actively seek and encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and characteristics. Minnesota Judicial Branch employees consistently express pride in their public service and in the quality of programs and services provided to customers, as well as appreciation for the teamwork and collaboration that is promoted within the MJB.

TO APPLY: Please complete your application for this position online. Complete and submit your online application with resume and cover letter attached.

This position is posted for internal and external application simultaneously. The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Additional internship opportunities can be found on our careers page.

All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. An employment offer may be rescinded if the background check identifies job related convictions.

Please contact our recruitment team with questions regarding this posting via email: 4th.HumanResources@courts.state.mn.us; or phone: 612-348-2298.

It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding employment are made without discrimination on the basis of disability. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability to participate in the employee selection process by contacting HR, 4th.Human.Resources@courts.state.mn.us.

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age. We value and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Position 2:

Intern (Paraprofessional), Self-Help Centers

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Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Internship

Accepted Majors:

Government and Public Administration| Human Services| Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security| Marketing, Sales and Service

Position Description:

Hennepin County District Court is pleased to offer an excellent opportunity for a candidate seeking entry-level experience in the legal field. With the guidance of the Self-Help Center (SHC) Supervisors and Senior SHC Specialists, the selected candidate will support the SHC staff by providing assistance to Self-Represented Litigants (SRLs).

The SHC provides legal information to SRLs with legal issues that can be addressed in District Court, pursuant to Minn. Gen. R. Prac. Rule 110. The goals of the SHC include increasing access to justice and improving the efficiency of the Minnesota Judicial Branch.

This position is part of a cohort of internship positions with District Court for the summer, and will participate in professional development trainings, as well as opportunities to learn about the work of the courts and SHC's role in supporting the court's mission and vision. Additional internship opportunities can be found on our careers page.

This is a temporary intern position for the summer of 2024. The position is expected to start on or around 5/29/2024 with an anticipated end date on or around 08/23/2024. Candidates will be considered on a full-time or part-time basis, which will be negotiated with the supervisor.

Standard business hours for District Court are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Scheduled work hours for this position will be finalized between the candidate and supervisor. This position will work in the SHC locations at the Hennepin County Family Justice Center and the Hennepin County Government Center, both of which are located in downtown Minneapolis.
Example of Duties
Support SHC staff in providing legal information to SRLs in-person for a variety of court-related matters, including civil and family matters
Provide scribing assistance to SRLs filling out court forms for a variety of court-related matters, such as Harassment Restraining Orders and Dissolution of Marriage
Assist with on-site legal advice clinics
Determine appropriate resources and referrals for customers within the SHCs, the court, and outside organizations
Research legal matters & changes in the law as to how they could affect SRLs and the forms and information that the SHCs provide
Other administrative duties as assigned
Typical Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Customer service experience.
Ability to work in an inclusive, multicultural environment that values diversity and relationships.
Ability to simplify legal concepts and terminology to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with SRLs.
Successful candidate will be required to pass a Criminal Background Check prior to appointment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working in a court or legal setting.
Knowledge of issues facing people experiencing homelessness, violence, and poverty.
Current enrollment in a juris doctorate program from an accredited law school.
Supplemental Information
The Minnesota Judicial Branch (MJB) is committed to providing fair and equal access to justice. If you share this same commitment, desire a meaningful career serving the public, and want the opportunity to make a difference for your community, consider a career with us. We celebrate and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and actively seek and encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and characteristics. Minnesota Judicial Branch employees consistently express pride in their public service and in the quality of programs and services provided to customers, as well as appreciation for the teamwork and collaboration that is promoted within the MJB.

TO APPLY: Please complete your application for this position online. Complete and submit your online application with resume and cover letter attached.

This position is posted for internal and external application simultaneously. The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. An employment offer may be rescinded if the background check identifies job related convictions.

Please contact our recruitment team with questions regarding this posting via email: 4th.Human.Resources@courts.state.mn.us; or phone: 612-348-2298.

It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding employment are made without discrimination on the basis of disability. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability to participate in the employee selection process by contacting HR, 4th.Human.Resources@courts.state.mn.us.

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age. We value and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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Nicole

Zappa

Human Resources Coordinator

(651) 215-9451

25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

St. Paul

Minnesota

55155

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