Internships and Employment

Internship and Employment Opportunities

There are a wide range of internship and employment opportunities in criminal justice at the local and national level. Below are some of the agencies that have current openings and/or with whom our students have interned or have obtained employment upon graduation. This is by no means an exhaustive list of internship/employment opportunities. The best approach to seeking an internship or employment is to go to city, county, state, or federal agency websites to explore current openings.

See: Internship List

Internship Registration Process:

To register for an internship, submit the following completed forms to the Administrative Assistant:

At the end of the internship, submit the final project/product (as agreed upon by the internship advisor, Dr. Stephen K. Rice) in addition to the following:

Note: The internship contract requires the signature of both your agency supervisor and the internship advisor. A paragraph description is also necessary for submission for Office of the Registrar.

Seattle Police Department
King County Prosecutor's Office
King County Department of Juvenile & Adult Detention
Washington State Legislative Internship Program
Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps)
The Borgen Project

Seattle Police Department
Port of Seattle Police
King County Law, Safety, & Justice Positions
Pioneer Human Services
Washington State Gambling Commission 
Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission - Employment Listings
State of Washington Employment

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Nicole Moses 
Graduate Program Coordinator

Matthew Hickman
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