UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

 

Polk County - Clerk of Circuit Court Internship

1005 W. Main St., Ste 300
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
715-485-9241

Website: http://www.co.polk.wi.us/DA-Courts-VictimWitness/courts.asplink



Interns indicate duties performed

  • Keeping records, entering info into the Wisc. court database, filing, observing in court proceedings and other tasks related to keeping court records. (2006)

Students identified positive aspects of this placement

  • Meeting people within the court system and learning how government agencies work together in making the communities a safe place.(2006)

Students identified difficulties typical in this placement

  • There is not say in what you are doing, you are just entering data received by attorneys, police agencies, social workers, etc and then responsible for filing documents away.