Internships

 
USNCB Six-Month Interns 2015

An internship with INTERPOL Washington offers insight into the growing nexus of transnational crime as well as law enforcement in the United States and around the world. Interns may receive the following opportunities:

  • Exposure to a wide variety of law enforcement partners, including law enforcement detailees onsite from agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), and other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and both its domestic and international scope, impact, and mechanisms
  • Awareness of issues affecting international criminal investigations
  • Ability to analyze and summarize complex criminal activities
  • Expansion of network for future job opportunities, including mentorship from active law enforcement officers and INTERPOL Washington personnel
  • Attendance of field trips to nearby law enforcement headquarters and training sites

At this time, INTERPOL Washington offers full-time, nonpaid internships for six-month cycles (January-June; July-December). Upon request, INTERPOL Washington may coordinate with educational institutions to receive college credit. INTERPOL Washington will not provide housing.

Interns will be assigned to one of INTERPOL Washington's mission areas:

Requirements for Consideration:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must reside in the United States for three of the last five years
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Third- and Fourth-year college student preferred

To apply for a six-month internship, please submit a cover letter identifying your top three choices for divisional placement, a resume, and a short writing sample by one of the deadlines below.

Submission Deadlines

  • For the January 14,2019 – June 14, 2019 Term: Application is due September 14, 2018
  • For the July 15, 2019 – December 13,2019 Term: Application is due Febuary 15, 2019
     

Please submit the complete application to the following address:

Attention: Intern Liaison
INTERPOL Washington
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Applications submitted via the internet will not be considered.

INTERPOL Washington extends internships which are contingent on the passing of a drug test and background check. Offers of internships are not final until the applicants successfully complete both procedures.

Updated April 17, 2018

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