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INTERN POSITION INFORMATION

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Students interested in an internship with the Forensic Sciences Division should Click Here. There you'll find general information, qualifications, FAQ's, internship coordinator contact information, as well as the application packet.

The Maryland State Police offers an intern program to enhance the criminal justice and law enforcement curricula of high schools, colleges and universities by offering volunteer opportunities for experiential and student service learning.

Students interested in all other intern opportunities, please remain on this page.

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This program is designed to meet both the academic and career objectives of students while providing useful administrative and operational support services to the Maryland State Police. The goals of the Student Intern Program are as follows:

  • To provide students the opportunity to become familiar with police operations and better understand, through direct experience and training, the complexities of the criminal justice system.
  • To foster students' interest in law enforcement careers.
  • To assist students interested in pursuing a law enforcement career with the Maryland State Police or other law enforcement agencies prepare for the police officer application process.
  • To enable high school, college and graduate school students to earn course credits and gain valuable career-related experience through meaningful and appropriate volunteer work.
  • To offer high school students the opportunity to earn community service credits toward graduation.
  • To encourage and support a culture of community service among young people and build a foundation of commitment to volunteering.

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  • Must be at least 16 years old and must be attending or be a recent graduate from a high school, college or graduate school.
  • Must obtain a le​tter from their educational institution requesting to participate in the internship program before the intern completes an application.
  • Must be of excellent moral character.
  • Must have a Motor Vehicle Administration Record without​ serious offenses.
  • Must not have criminal convictions of any kind.
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing assigned duties.
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Please complete the Request Form - MSP Student Intern and Volunteers in Police Support Programs​​.

All requests for participation in the Maryland State Police Internship or Volunteers in Policing Support (VIPs) programs will be made through our web-based form below. A printed copy of the application is available upon request.

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Contact Information:

Margaret Ringley, Admin Officer II
VIPS Office

Maryland State Police Education and Training Division
6852 4th Street
Sykesville, MD 21784

Email: Margaret.Ringley@maryland.gov
Phone Number: 410-875-3910

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