The Howard County Police Department (HCPD), Crime Analysis, Criminal Intelligence and Gang Section, is seeking applications for Volunteer Internships from students enrolled in criminal justice and related programs. These unpaid positions are for the upcoming 2015 spring and summer semesters. Suitable candidates have good analytical skills, are able to pass a background investigation, have the ability to follow complex instructions, proficiency in MS Office software such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, have attention to detail, and good writing and oral communication skills. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 16 hours a week. Tasks will include:
- reading and reviewing crime reports, Field Incident Reports, and other crime-related documents;
- data entry, reconciliation, validations and performing queries of data stored within assorted law enforcement repositories;
- development of assorted work-related products such as reports, maps, and charts;
- creation of products for bi-weekly and ad-hoc command staff meetings and briefings; and
- performing routine administrative functions as assigned.
The deadline for submitting resumes is Friday, October 10, 2014, no later than 5:00 p.m. Once the resumes are received and reviewed, selected candidates will be invited to participate in an in-person interview. The final selection of candidates will be based on the quality of the interview.
Interested students should forward a cover letter expressing their interest, along with a current resume, to Mr. Skip Baylor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Contact Mr. Baylor directly with questions relating to this opportunity.