Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
6/12/2019
Job Category:
Education
College Student Intern-Police Services
(This job is no longer available)
City of Boca Raton, Florida | Boca Raton, FL
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Job Description

APPLICATION PROCESS:

* Carefully read the College Student Internship Program Guide
* Select an available Department Internship for which you would like to apply and click on the link below to access the Department Internship Description.
* Carefully read the Department Internship Description requirements.
* To Apply for available positions: Click on the "View Job Posting" link at the top right corner of this position description. Next click the position title you are interested in, and then click on the "Apply" link at the top right corner of the posting. This process will take you to the Online Employment Application.
* To be considered for a College Student Internship, the following documents are required and must be uploaded to the City of Boca Raton's online employment application:
* 500-Word Essay - "Why I Want to Intern at the City of Boca Raton"
* Unofficial transcript from school currently attending.
* Departments may have separate requirements in lieu of or in addition to the requirements listed above and contained in the Program Guide. Carefully read all requirements necessary for application under the individual Department Internship Description in which application is being made.

I. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION/MISSION STATEMENT:

Police Services employs approximately 216 sworn officers and 104 civilian employees. Our Agency prides itself on the professional atmosphere and the professional demeanor of our employees. We strive to recruit only the most dedicated and qualified people.

The mission of the City of Boca Raton is to provide the highest quality of service to the community through responsible use of public resources to enhance our unique quality of life.

II. ELIGIBILITY:

In addition to the general eligibility requirements set forth in APPENDIX A of the Program Guide, candidates seeking to be considered for an Internship in Police Services must meet or comply with the following requirements:

1. Attend a state accredited college or university.

2. Have successfully registered for a Law Enforcement Internship class with the college or university.

3. Supply a letter of intent from the college or university's Internship Program Director.

4. Must successfully complete a polygraph examination.

5. Must successfully complete an extensive background check.

III. QUALIFICATIONS:

The applicant must be of good moral character, have good communication skills, have good work ethic, and must be flexible and able to work well with others.

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IV. PROGRAM TERM:

The Police Services Department accepts Interns during each college semester.

V. AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

The Police Services Department hosts one (1) Intern per college semester.

VI. EXPECTATIONS:

Candidates selected for an Internship will be expected to comply with all City and Department rules and regulations. In addition, candidates will be expected to:

1. Complete the required amount of hours in accordance with the college/university requirements.

2. Wear proper attire while engaged in Intern activities.

3. Conduct him/herself in a professional manner.

4. Maintain the confidentiality of any information obtained through the Internship Program.

5. Ensure that all required documentation required by the college/university is supplied to the Department Internship Coordinator.

6. Understand that Interns are limited to non-enforcement assignments within the Police Department.