The Fairfax County Police Department Internship Program embraces the college community while partnering through a cooperative effort and commitment to college students. Our goal is to facilitate a greater understanding of the law enforcement community. Interns will be exposed to a broader educational experience with practical and hands-on law enforcement activities. In addition, we hope to encourage each college intern to consider future employment with our agency.
Prospective undergraduate interns will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which includes criminal records check, and background interview. Intern applicants must be in their junior or senior year of academic study. It is preferred that their major be in the field of Criminal Justice or Public Administration. Other majors are acceptable if the candidate has demonstrated a commitment to a law enforcement career and the college or university allows the internship for the studies program. Due to budgetary constraints, no salary or stipend is available.
These internships will be performed at the various Fairfax County Police Department’s Sub-Stations throughout the County. Most of the processing for the internship program will be conducted through the: