Internships

Summer Internship with Colorado Bureau of Investigation Forensic Laboratory

 

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Forensic Services laboratories located in Denver and Pueblo will be filling intern positions for the summer of 2020. This posting provides specifics on what to expect and how to apply for the positions:

 

Internship description

Interns will spend about 12-20 hours per week in the forensic laboratory working on a project during the period of the internship. These positions are unpaid and the internship will run from approximately June 2020 through August 2020.

 

Eligibility

Candidates must be pursuing a degree at an accredited university at either a junior or senior class level or a recent graduate of an accredited university.

 

A natural science degree is highly preferred but a criminal justice or other relevant degree may be considered.

 

Application

The application process will begin with submission of the following:

 

-Cover letter: In the cover letter, please outline your qualifications as well as an internship project proposal. We may choose to allow you to do your project with a scientist or have you work on a project of our choosing.

-Resume or CV

-Copy of unofficial transcripts

-Letter of Recommendation from your current/past program advisor, professor or department head.

 

The application packet must be received by January 10, 2020. Application packets should be sent to the one of the following address:

 

CBI Forensic Services                                       CBI Forensic Services

Arvada Laboratory                                             Pueblo Laboratory

ATTN: Kailee Henson                                        ATTN: Huyen Vu

6000 W. 54th Ave                                               79 N. Silicon Drive

Arvada, CO 80002                                             Pueblo, CO 81007

Note: Final candidates will be required to be fingerprinted, successfully pass a polygraph and extensive background investigation, drug screen and psychological exam. If you have used marijuana in the last twelve months, or any illegal drugs in the past five years, or have been convicted of a felony or have a history of criminal activity, you will be disqualified and will not be considered for this position.

Timeline (subject to change)

Application due: 1/10/20

Notification of selection for interview: During the week of 1/20/20

Interviews: During the week of 1/27/20

Final selection notification: During the week of 2/3/20 

 

If there are any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact: kailee.henson@state.co.us or huyen.vu@state.co.us