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Office of Attorney General - Public Protection Internship

Section Name:  Bureau of Consumer Protection – Public Protection Division

Section Description:  The Bureau of Consumer Protection mediates and investigates consumer complaints. It takes legal action against companies that engage in unfair or deceptive business practices in cases where a lawsuit by the Attorney General serves the public interest and benefits the citizens of the Commonwealth.

Contact Email Address:

Contact Phone Number:  (717) 857-2106

Locations:  Scranton, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh

Hours per week:  12+

Intern Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Review and summarize consumer complaints;
  • Review relevant documents and identify violations;
  • Perform research into prior legal actions or violations by businesses using web sites, DOS,

CLEAR, etc.;

  • Create and maintain spreadsheets and compile data for investigative reports;
  • Communicate with consumers and businesses;
  • Accompany agents on outreach events;
  • Attend hearings and court dates.


  • Must be enrolled and in good standing with an accredited college or university;
  • Strong research and writing skills;

Application Requirements:


  • If selected, applicants will be required to submit to a thorough records check.