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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

INTERPOL Washington Internship Program Featured on Federal News Radio

On Friday, December 9th, Federal News Radio aired a segment featuring the internship program of INTERPOL Washington, formally known as the U.S. National Central Bureau (USNCB). In a pre-recorded interview, Acting Director Wayne Salzgaber spoke with Tom Temin, host of the morning Federal Drive show, about the unique experiences and opportunities afforded to the bureau’s interns. To listen to the entire interview, click here: http://federalnewsradio.com/federal-drive/2016/12/wayne-salzgaber-interpol-interns-get-first-hand-experience/.

The INTERPOL Washington internship program gives college age students and recent graduates direct experience working in the law enforcement environment. 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

- 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). Submission deadlines are:

- For the July 11, 2017 – December 8, 2017 Term: Application is due February 15, 2017

- For the January 9, 2018 – June 29, 2018 Term: Application is due September 15, 2017

Complete requirements and application procedures can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/interpol-washington/internships

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Updated December 14, 2016