Get the experience you need to get the job you want through practical, real-world work experience in forensic laboratories.

Internships enable students to earn 1-3 academic credits while gaining valuable forensic science experience. The work experience supplements classroom learning, introduces new skills and provides insight for future career planning. Typical internships primarily consist of job-shadowing, including but not limited to, observing/assisting with active cases in the field and/or in the crime lab. Additional experiences may be offered at the discretion of the internship laboratory.

How to Get an Internship

Students are responsible for arranging their own internships. Here are great sources:

Once an internship opportunity is determined, a contract must be turned in and approval must be obtained from the undergraduate director in order for a student to receive academic credit for the internship experience. See more information below.