The Fargo Police Department offers internships to college students on an ongoing basis. Benefits of an internship include training and the satisfaction in giving back to the community. Interns help the Department carry out many vital and support functions and also help develop closer links to the communities of Fargo . Interns are usually assigned to a specific division or unit in the Department based on their interests and the amount of work available. They do a variety of jobs including:
- Data entry
- Crime scene diagrams
- Computer programming
- Assisting in investigations
- Geographic Information System work
Interns are asked to work a set number of hours per week based on the requirements of their class. Hours are flexible, enabling students to put in their hours around their class schedule.
Internship Opportunities for 2013
Spring Internship: Tentatively starts February 11 through April 12 (Deadline for application is December 7, 2012) CLOSED
Summer Internship: Tenatively starts June 3 through August 9 (Deadline for application is April 12, 2013) CLOSED
Fall Internship: Tenatively starts September 9 through November 15
Download the Police Internship Application/Job Description
Applications are also available by mail upon request. Please contact Officer Jessica Schindeldecker 701-461-7872 or email email@example.com to request an application.
Law Enforcement Academy: Lake Region State College is now taking applications for students in its Peace Officer Training course. For more information, contact Lloyd Halvorson, Director of Peace Officer Training, at 1-800-443-1313 or 701-662-1526, or send an e-mail to Johnathan.Maritato@lrsc.edu.