application dates by semester:
Fall: May 15 - Jun 15
15 - Nov 16
1 - Mar 31
Due to the limited number of internships available, we DO NOT accept
applications from high school students or those enrolled in a
certificate or associate degree program.
If you were recently approved to a
new school/program, but have not begun classes yet, please also submit your
Unfortunately, we are no longer able
to perform international background checks. Therefore, we are unable to
consider non-U.S. citizens for our internship positions.
pertaining to the discipline(s) of interest
for Internships during a semester are expected to donate a minimum of 60 hours
during the course of their time with us (i.e. minimum 4 hours per week for a 15
week semester). Summer Interns are typically expected to donate a minimum of
200 hours spread over a 10-12 week session, although this can vary depending on
this is a voluntary/ non-paid program, there are no payments of any kind from
the Maryland State Police. All arrangements and payments of necessary mileage
(or other mode of transportation), room, board and other expenses incurred
during the internship are the responsibility of the applicant.
We will conduct a review of your application after the deadline.
any section of the application is not complete or any requested documents are
missing as of the deadline, you WILL NOT be considered for placement.
we make our decisions, a background check will be performed to assure proper
security clearance for being in our facilities, including Crime Scene
offices. Upon completion of this clearance, you will be notified by either
the FSD Intern Coordinator or a unit designee to arrange a start date. Once at
the assigned facility, the applicant will complete additional required forms
and provide a buccal DNA sample.
Maryland State Police
Forensic Sciences Division
221 Milford Mill Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
Internship Application Packet
For students interested in crime scene internships please visit:
For up-to-date information on FSD closures, please visit: http://dbm.maryland.gov/employees/Pages/WeatherRel.aspx
If employees are on liberal leave, contact someone from your assigned unit before coming in for your internship.
1201 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 653.4200 | (800) 525.5555 | (410) 486.0677 (TDD)