Internship Opportunity

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Join Moorhead Police Department

Internship Opportunity

The Police Department is committed to helping students explore the field of law enforcement and to help them decide if law enforcement is a good career choice for them. The Police Department accepts one student intern during each semester.

Internships are up to 160 hours over a 10-week period. During that time you will receive orientation in the following areas:

  • Patrol (evening, overnights and days)
  • Detective Bureau
  • Records
  • Dispatch
  • Courts
  • School Resource Officers
  • Community Policing
  • Community Service

Applying for an Internship

All prospective interns are required to submit an application for consideration. All interns are subject to an interview and a background check. The Police Department maintains high standards for accepting interns and, in turn, provides interns with a comprehensive and positive experience in all aspects of law enforcement. The internship program is a great way for you to learn more about this agency and for this agency to learn more about you!

The deadline for applications are:

  • Summer & Fall Semesters - April 1st
  • Spring Semester - November 1st