INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEW

The United States Probation Office is a federal law enforcement agency under the direction of the United States Federal Courts. United States Probation Officers conduct background investigations of individuals charged with violations of federal criminal statutes. U.S. Probation Officers also prepare written reports for bail, supervise defendants released from custody and electronically monitor defendants placed on house arrest.

APPLICANT MUST:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a legal resident of the United States
  • Have no criminal record
  • Not have history of drug or alcohol addiction
  • Be professional, ethical, reliable, self-motivated, and enthusiastic
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Be able to dedicate 15-20 hours per week for 4 months
  • Possess sound oral and written communication skills

INTERNS WILL BE TRAINED TO:

Assist officers in maintaining a case load; Read and understand court documents; Attend court hearings and understand courtroom etiquette; Collect urinalysis specimens from defendants; Interpret criminal records; Complete bail reports; Monitor defendant's released from custody; Complete other special projects.