Internships

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & CRIMINOLOGY

PLEASE PROVIDE A RESUME.  IF INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE COME BY UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES, ARC CENTER-2ND LEVEL CULP CENTER TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK.  


DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE - FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
JONESBOROUGH, TN

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE – SENIOR LEVELS

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The First Judicial District Attorney General's Office is comprised of four counties: Washington, Johnson, Carter, and Unicoi. The office prosecutes criminal offenses committed against the State of Tennessee at the General Sessions and Criminal Court level. Each court is assigned specific prosecutors to perform court duties. Our office also has a child support enforcement division to cover the counties listed above as well.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Filing of paperwork and files, assisting with answering phones/walk-ins, operation of various office equipment, copying files for Assistant District Attorneys, assist in pulling dockets for miscellaneous court days, assist in entering case information into software programs, assist in typing court correspondence, and any other secretarial duty assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be seeking degree in applicable academic majors, and pass background check. Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred, but not required.

SALARY: VOLUNTEER

HOURS: 10-19 PR/WK

DEADLINE: POSITION WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED


OFFICE OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN PHIL ROE 
KINGSPORT & MORRISTOWN OFFICES

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

JUNIOR - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Congressional Offices of Congressman Phil Roe is seeking qualified students to fill the internship position for spring 2013 semester at their Kingsport and Morristown, Tennessee field offices. Congressional Office for Congressman Phil Roe provides constituent service and participates in the legislative process of the United States on behalf of the citizens of the First Congressional District of Tennessee.

Basic duties of the student will be mail distribution, answering phones, correspondence media clippings, research, compiling information, and special projects.   Minimum qualifications include proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Preferred skills include excellent communication skills both verbal and written, discretion and confidentiality with handling of congressional work, capable of working efficiently on an individual and team basis, and compassionate to constituent needs.

SALARY: Volunteer

HOURS: 10-19 pr/wk (1 Credit Hour) 

 DEADLINE: PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER


U.S. PROBATION OFFICE - EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
GREENEVILLE, TN OFFICES
 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJOR:  CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Interns will assist probation officers in the performance of tasks generally required of probation officers, including conducting criminal history inquiries at local law enforcement agencies; verifying vital statistics (marriages and divorces); contacting state and other federal probation offices; conducting collateral investigations; performing miscellaneous field work; and performing support work as required, which may include office and clerical activities.

NOTE:  A background check will be conducted.

SALARY:  VOLUNTEER

HOURS: 10-40 PR/WK

DEADLINE:  PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER


MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS) 

MAJOR:   CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE – GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Mountain Youth Academy is a residential treatment center for young adolescents (male and female) ages 7 through 17.  The successful candidate will be a mental health associate intern and will contribute to the effective implementation of individual treatment plan of students through “line of sight” supervision, positive interaction and role modeling, appropriate scoring of behaviors of students.  Provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, and following proper restraint technique guidelines as needed.

The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting.  While performing the duties of this internship, the intern will be exposed to students who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and make insulting remarks or threats.

*NOTE:  Successful candidates must be 21 years of age and have a background check, drug screen and acceptance by the State of Tennessee DCS criteria.  A seven day training will be required. 

**NOTE:  Students must apply online in addition to completing the career internship credential package.  Go to http://www.mountainyouthacademy.net/employment.htm to complete their online application.

SALARY:  PRN pay of $ 9.50 per/hour

HOURS: To be discussed during interview.

DEADLINE: PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER: EMPLOYER TRAINING DATES MAY REQUIRE EARLIER COMPLETION