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​Probation Services Internship

Dauphin County Probation Services is seeking student interns
for both Adult and Juvenile Divisions!


These unpaid internships provide students with an opportunity for first-hand accounts and comprehensive knowledge in the inner workings of the PA Criminal Justice System.  Dauphin County Probation Services has long been recognized as a leader among probation departments across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Dauphin County provides cutting-edge training programs and opportunities for professional development by using up-to-date resources/equipment to assist employees and interns in the performance of daily duties.
Typical student internships include opportunities to observe the following:

  • Daily operations of both Adult and Juvenile Divisions.
  • Witness Court proceedings including sentencing, revocations, adjudication, disposition, detention and placement review hearings.
  • Unit functions within each division.
  • Gain first-hand experience on how Probation Officers work with offenders in the field.
  • Observe Firearms and Defensive Tactic Trainings.
  • Observe use of substance abuse screening tools. 
  • Dauphin County’s Cross System Collaboration Process.
  • Community Service projects throughout the county.

Summer Internship Application Deadline 3/16/18
Summer Internship Orientation 5/16/18
Summer Internship Start Date 6/4/18


Internship Policy.pdfInternship Policy 

Internship Application.pdfInternship Application


For more information, contact Quality Assurance Specialist:

​Adult Division
Jennifer Artz
917 Gibson Blvd.
Steelton, PA 17113

Juvenile Division
Kija Waithe
100 Chestnut Street-2nd floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101


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