Do you like to solve crime puzzles by using science? Are you aiming for excellence in the field of forensic science? If your answer is yes to the above questions, then you have landed at the right place!
Orange County Sheriff’s Department is now offering a wonderful internship program to students who hold a bright future in forensic science. Through this internship, Orange County will provide an opportunity for interns to gain hands-on experience and training at the OC Crime Lab.
This event is for the summer months but can extend into the fall based on project and intern availability. It will require 20 or more hours per week for 2 or more months.
This post will be filled with the students who are pursuing or have completed a bachelor’s degree in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology or a closely related scientific field with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Interns will be placed in Santa Ana, CA-based office.
This program requires 20 or more hours per week for 2 or more months.
Although this is an unpaid internship yet interns will gain excellent experience in working within a large, full-service forensic laboratory and opportunity to explore career options, gain knowledge and skills that complement their academic studies, build resumes and network with professionals in a forensic science environment.
Check out the eligibility criteria you need to fulfill to avail of this lucky chance.
- Have completed their third year at an accredited college or university prior to the start date of the internship.
- Be pursuing or have completed a bachelor’s degree in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology or a closely related scientific field.
- Have a minimum GPA requirement is 2.5.
- Be familiar with basic scientific principles. Specific skill requirements will vary depending upon available projects.
Applications are limited to domestic students.
How to Apply:
Start the application process by uploading a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts. The resume must include relevant education, work experiences and community involvement.
The unofficial transcript(s) must include all undergraduate and any graduate coursework, except coursework in progress. Don’t forget to highlight your current GPA on your transcripts.
The application deadline will due on January 15, 2021.