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Internship Opportunities

In order to provide knowledge of the Corrections field to interns, Johnson County Department of Corrections shall utilize college students as interns in residential and field settings to give them hands-on knowledge of career opportunities within the criminal justice/corrections field. Internships can be completed at the:


  • must be 21 years old
  • must pass a background check
  • must attend training
  • preference will be given to those interns that are currently enrolled in a course requiring an internship

Interns will work predominantly in one area listed above, but will be exposed to other areas in the department.

If you are interested in obtaining more information on our internship program please review our internship policy or contact Erin Moeder at Erin.Moeder@jocogov.org .

If you would like to apply for an internship, please complete the following application. E-mail the application and your resume to Erin Moeder at Erin.Moeder@jocogov.org .

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Calendar of Events:

Fall 2018 Internship timeline:

  • Applications are due no later than July 1, 2018.                  
  • Formal interviews will be held either the week of June 18, 2018 of July 9, 2018.
  • Internship training is scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Adult Residential Center (141 Mission Parkway, New Century, Kansas 66031).
  • Placements are scheduled to begin in August 2018.