This application is for an internship position with the Austin Police Department. Please only apply if you meet the minimum qualifications listed for this position and can commit to the scheduling requirement.
Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement? This internship opportunity might be for you!
We're currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Spring 2020 school semester. Students accepted into our internship program will work alongside a number of units at the Austin Police Department over a 12-week period, including our District Representatives, Crime Scene Unit, Communications team, and Homicide Unit, among others. Interns must commit to 10 hours per week and will be compensated $11.00 per hour in addition to three college credit hours. In order to receive college credit, interns must be enrolled in a college or university that aligns with a field placement/internship course and must complete the full 12-week program. The Spring 2020 internship program will take place from January 27 - April 17. Graduates of the internship program will be placed at the top of the list for our next Regular Academy.
Before applying for this position you must complete a 500-word essay answering the following questions:
Once you have completed your essay, click 'Apply for this job online' to create your profile and complete the application. Your essay should be uploaded in Microsoft Word or PDF format on the profile page, prior to completing the full application. Do not upload a resume!
The Austin Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Duties during your internship will change with each new unit assignment.
Preference will be given to students who are studying Psychology, Sociology, Communications, Political Science or Criminal Justice. All internship applicants must complete and submit a 500-word essay with the application.