Washington D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences
College juniors or seniors or graduate students can apply for the competitive internship positions available through the Department of Forensic Sciences in Washington D.C. Interns could help with administrative tasks or the streamlining of lab processes, as well as participate with research and writing. They should be studying in a field such as criminal justice, forensic science, law, public health, or similar. The department also offers research and joint-agency internships.
Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Connecticut’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection is looking for students who are studying in areas that include criminal justice, communications, information systems and more. Interns receive research and special assignments in these non-paid positions, but are given college credit upon completion of the program.
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
Three internship sessions of 12 weeks are available each year to students interested in federal law enforcement careers. At least 50 percent of the internship is spent in basic and advanced training while the other 50 percent is spent advancing the objectives of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers. Students must be majoring in a field such as criminal justice, criminology or the forensic sciences and need to be a senior in college or a graduate student.