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 Summer internships.
Internship positions are available through the Mesa Police Department to college and business/technical school students. For those considering a law enforcement or related field, we have some exciting ways to gain practical experience in a cutting edge municipal police environment.
Successful completion of a background investigation (including polygraph exam, fingerprinting, and drug screen) is required. All internship positions may be subject to a full background check. Application packets or additional information may be obtained by calling 480-644-2073. You may also download the application (PDF).
Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted a minimum of three months prior to desired start date. Internships are awarded on a first come, first served basis to qualified applicants.
Internships are typically two to six months, based upon the applicant's needs. They require 15-20 hours per week.