Internship positions are available through the Mesa Police Department to college and business/technical school students who are considering a job in law enforcement or related field.
Successful completion of a background investigation (including polygraph exam, fingerprinting, and drug screen) is required. The application packet (PDF) should be completed and sent to the address listed on the application.
Submission of Applications
Applications are accepted the semester prior to when the internship is completed. Applications will be processed in the beginning of Spring semester for Summer and Fall internships. Applications will be processed in the beginning of Fall semester for Spring and Winter internships. Turning in an application does not guarantee a position. Internships are awarded on a first come, first served basis to qualified applicants.
Internships are typically six months, based upon the applicant's needs. They require 15-20 hours per week.