The Special Investigations Section of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has an ongoing need for interns. Applicants will be highly motivated upperclassmen (Juniors and Seniors) at local Universities or other Phoenix area colleges, and will have an interest in law enforcement or related fields.
These internships will provide an excellent opportunity to work with experienced investigators involved in various types of criminal investigations and complaint intake. Investigations may involve:
- White collar crimes;
- Political corruption;
- Money laundering;
- Consumer fraud;
- Medical fraud; and
- Vulnerable adult abuse.
Internship Period: One Semester (may extend for two total semesters).
Hours: 10-20 hours per week. Hours will fall between 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday.
These positions are non-paid. If the intern seeks University credit, the number of hours must meet the minimum established by the University. Please speak with your academic advisor.
Preference will be given to students enrolled in an internship class for credit, please see your academic advisor.
REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION INFORMATION:
- This internship is offered to applicants currently enrolled in a university or college and pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensics, Psychology or other relevant course of study.
- Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Word and PowerPoint
- The position requires good writing, communication, computer skills, as well as the ability to work both in a team setting and independently.
- The ability to handle research assignments, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
- Successfully pass a criminal background check and submit to an oral interview.
- All accepted interns must complete a training/orientation program and sign a letter of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the investigations they will be involved with.
- Availability to work 10-20 hours per week between 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday.
- Internship Period: One Semester (may extend for two total semesters).
Applicants under serious consideration will be required to:
> Submit to an oral panel interview.
> Applicants must be fingerprinted and successfully pass a criminal background check prior to acceptance into the program.
> Be fingerprinted by Department of Public Safety (DPS) and pass a criminal background check.
> An internship offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Not every applicant will be accepted.
> All accepted interns must complete a training/orientation program and sign a letter of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the investigations they will be involved with.
Please email resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript to [email protected]. The deadline for internship applications is 10/31/2023 by 5pm.
If you have any questions, please email them to [email protected]
All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be considered.
During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at [email protected]
The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices.