The Miami-Dade Police Department Student Internship Program is designed to expose students to the day-to-day operations of a major, urban law enforcement agency. Students are exposed to all aspects of a fully- accredited, multi-faceted, crime-fighting policing agency, against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
The SIP runs for 16-weeks during the Fall and Spring terms, and 12 weeks during the Summer. The MDPD Student Internship Program is a non-paid internship.
Field of Internship: Internship is offered in the field of Criminal Justice.
Internship Provider: The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD)
Internship can be taken in USA (Florida)
Eligibility: An applicant must be:
- Interested in a career in Criminal Justice
- Highly motivated and ready to broaden their understanding of real police work
- At least 18 years old
- If an undergraduate, at least in the third or fourth year or any graduate student at an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.0 GPA in their major, and minimum 2.7 GPA overall
- Recommended by their faculty advisor
Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? The MDPD Student Internship Program is a non-paid internship. Selected students may be able to receive college credit through their institution. All interns are responsible for their own food and housing
Internship Description: The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Student Internship Program (SIP) is designed to enhance the academic studies of college students through the observation of police activities. Students are assigned to various entities during the duration of their internship at MDPD. Candidates will have an opportunity to work with sworn officers and support staff doing real police work with the best equipment and technology the field has to offer, in a major metropolitan environment.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: The SIP runs for 16-weeks during the Fall and Spring terms, and 12 weeks during the Summer.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications should be sent by post.
Internship Application Deadline: The Spring 2017 semester application deadline is November 7, 2016.