Probation and Parole Officer Intern

All current openings are unpaid.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a post-high school academic program related to the desired major for the internship with approval from an instructor to participate in an internship
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully pass a background investigation
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel and email applications
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Work effectively as a member of a team

Felonies, Misdemeanors, probation of any kind in the last 12 months, illegal drug use and/or certain driving convictions may disqualify you from participation in the internship program.

Desired Majors: Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology


District 1 – CDA 

Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week - Negotiable

Site Coordinator: Steven Veare 208-769-1444 ext 238 sveare@idoc.idaho.gov

Learning Opportunities: Entry in Correctional Integrated System to include substance abuse tests, monthly reports, collateral contacts, employment verifications, community service hours, etc. Complete face sheets and obtain information from outside agencies pertaining to offenders under Idaho Department of Correction supervision.

 


District 2 - Lewiston, Moscow, Orofino

Schedule: Minimum of 15 hours per week and/or 150 Hours total

Site Coordinator: Renee Behrens (208) 746-6326 rbehrens@idoc.idaho.gov

Get a real life look at how Probation and Parole works in Idaho to see if this is a field in which you may be interested in building a career.

Learning Opportunities: Observe interaction between Probation and Parole Officers and offenders during home and office visits, read and learn IDOC policy, learn to use the Corrections Integrated System, and ride along during home visits. Assist Probation and Parole Officers with documentation including writing reports.


District 3 - Caldwell and Payette

Schedule: Negotiable

Site Coordinator: Chuck Hartman 208-454-7601 x237 chartman@idoc.idaho.gov

Learning Opportunities: Student will be assigned to a senior Probation and Parole Officer who will train and orient them in the basic duties of their job. The student will also have the opportunity to train with the Drug Court Officer, the Sex Offender Officer, Pre-Sentence Investigator, and Drug and Alcohol Rehab Specialist to learn the unique responsibilities of those positions.

 


District 4 – Boise & Surrounding Areas

Schedule: Hours dependant on credits

Site Coordinator: Tazmin Creel tcreel@idoc.idaho.gov

Learning Opportunities: Student will have the opportunity to train and assist in the duties of a Probation and Parole Officer including confirming appointments, observing one-on-one contact with offenders during office visits, treatment classes, home visits, arrests, and court appearances.

 


District 5 - Twin Falls/Burley

Schedule: Minimum 10 hours per week

Site Coordinator: Dawn Anderson, (208) 736-3080 Ext. 226 or danderso@idoc.idaho.gov

Learning Opportunities: Case management, data entry, monitor compliance of an offender’s probation and parole, responsibilities to the courts, parole hearings, drug testing and motivational interviewing, collateral contacts with outside agencies pertaining to offenders under Idaho Department of Correction supervision.

 


District 7 – Idaho Falls & Surrounding Areas

Schedule: Negotiable

Site Coordinator: Desiree Galloway dgallowa@idoc.idaho.gov

Learning Opportunities: Case management, data entry, monitor compliance of an offender’s probation and parole, responsibilities of the officer to the courts, parole hearings, drug testing and motivational interviewing.

 


To Apply for an Internship at IDOC: 

Download and print the following forms: Internship Application, and Background Investigation Questionnaire.

Submit completed forms to the Site Coordinator listed at the location of interest to you.

Don't see what you are looking for? Contact our Internship Coordinator at 208-658-2060 or hr@idoc.idaho.gov

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