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Arizona Attorney General Office- Special Investigations Internship

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Company Name: 
Office of AZ Attorney General-Mark Brnovich
Industry: 
Government
Application Due Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2017
Location: 
Phoenix
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
No
Description: 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED! RESUMES REVIEWED WEEKLY

The Special Investigations Section of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has an ongoing need for interns. Applicants will be highly motivated students from Arizona State University or other Phoenix area colleges and universities, and will have an interest in law enforcement or related fields. Applicants should be pursuing a Criminal Justice degree or other related program (i.e. Criminology) and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75.

Applicants must be currently enrolled at EMCC. If you wish to have assistance with any required materials (i.e. online application, resume, cover letter) please contact the Career and Transfer Center at 623-935-8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

These internships will provide an excellent opportunity to work with experienced investigators involved in various types of criminal investigations and complaint intake. Investigations may involve:

  • White collar crimes
  • Political corruption
  • Money laundering
  • Consumer fraud
  • Medical fraud
  • Vulnerable adult abuse

These positions are non-paid.  If the intern seeks college credit, the number of hours must meet the minimum established by the college. Please contact the Career and Transfer Center for more information. 

Minimum Requirements: 

This internship is offered to applicants currently pursuing an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensics or a relevant course of study.

  • Currently be enrolled at EMCC or SWSC 
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 2.75.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check and submit to an oral interview.
  • Good writing, communication, and computer skills.
  • All accepted interns must complete a training/orientation program and sign a letter of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the investigations they will be involved with.
  • Hours: 10-20 hours per week. Hours will fall between 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday, depending on the intern(s) availability.
  • Internship Period: Fall Semester, possibly extended through the Spring and Summer semester

Background check: Interns under serious consideration will be required to:

Ø  Submit to an oral interview

Ø  Be fingerprinted by the agency and pass a criminal background check

Ø  Submit to a background investigation

Ø  An internship offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Not every applicant will be accepted. All accepted interns must complete a training/orientation program and sign a letter of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the investigations they will be involved with.

All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.

During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the AG’s Human Resources office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at HumanResources@azag.gov.  The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 1275 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.