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STUDENT INTERN - VICTIM SERVICES - UNPAID(Job Id 21571)
STATE OF ARIZONA | Phoenix, Arizona
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Job Description

Arizona Department of Corrections

Safer communities through effective corrections.

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

STUDENT INTERN - VICTIM SERVICES

1645 W. Jefferson St.

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Internships are unpaid and may not be available for all requests. Students are notified if one becomes available, and may be asked to participate in an interview prior to placement.

www.azcorrections.gov

INTERN INFORMATION:

Are you a college student looking for an opportunity to earn credit by applying methods and theories learned in class? If so, submit your resume today for consideration for our Internship Program. In addition to applying your educational experience, you will gain practical experience and transferable skills, earn credit, network with professionals in your field, and attain professional references for future job opportunities.

An unpaid internship is available in the Office of Victim Services.

This opportunity will provide you an understanding about the criminal justice system, court procedures, and victim's rights. As an Intern, you will gain experience assisting crime victims and families during the post-conviction stage. You will acquire hands on experience with the day-to-day operations of the Office of Victim Services including assistance with victims at the parole hearings, notification to victims, research, compiling statistics, and office procedural work. In addition, you will have the flexibility to attend court hearings, trainings, network with collaborative agencies, and tour prisons and other agency Victim Services departments.

This opportunity may fulfill intern credit requirements for Criminal Justice, Behavioral Health/Social Work or a field related to victim services.

INTERN REQUIREMENTS:

* Must be currently attending (or enrolled for the summer/fall semester), in an approved college or university
* Ability to work around or with inmates
* Adhere to agency work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional behavior
* Adhere to state rules and policies governing the observation of confidentiality
* Assume personal and professional responsibilities for all activities and actions
* Maintain both internal and external professional relationships
* Utilize a courteous, enthusiastic, open-minded, and critical approach to policies and procedures within the agency
* Relate and apply knowledge acquired in the academic setting to your assignment or project
* Develop self-awareness as it relates to attitude, values, and behavior patterns that influence work
* Prepare for and utilize meetings, events, and other opportunities of learning afforded to you as an intern
* Be consistent and punctual in the submission of all project assignments
* If applicable, provide your faculty advisor with periodic progress reports
* Pass a background investigation

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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