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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 04, 2011 DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2330
United States Marshals Service Internship Program - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM - The United States Marshals Service, District of New Mexico, will accept applications for student intern positions for the fall 2011 semester from March 1st to April 15th, 2011. The internship program provides students interested in federal law enforcement an opportunity to obtain educational work experience and an understanding of the role of the U.S. Marshals Service in the justice system. Program areas include: Investigative & Fugitive Operations, Court Security, Judicial Security, Prisoner Operations, Administrative Services, and Agency Management.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree; preferred degree programs are criminal justice, criminology, political science, psychology, public administration, sociology, and social science. Additional degree programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Cumulative overall GPA of 2.75, GPA in major of 3.0.
  • At least a second semester sophomore at the time of application.
  • Pass a structured interview, background investigation, and drug test.

To apply, submit the following documents: a current resume including all employment from the last five years and three personal references; a cover letter describing future career goals and interest in the U.S. Marshals Service; and an unofficial academic transcript. The application may be presented between March 1st and April 15th, 2011, in person or via mail to the USMS Internship Program, 333 Lomas Blvd. NW, Suite 180, Albuquerque, NM, 87102. Prospective candidates will be interviewed in Albuquerque; selected candidates will complete additional paperwork for government service, including a drug use questionnaire and personal history form.

The USMS internship is a voluntary, unpaid program, designed to be flexible to work around existing employment and academic commitments. Interns are required to work at least eight hours per week. It is the studentís responsibility to complete all necessary procedures for receiving university or college credit for the internship. Interns cannot directly participate in law enforcement activities.

Intern Liaison: Deputy U.S. Marshal Mitch Varley, 505.462.2341, mitch.varley@usdoj.gov
Recruiter: Deputy U.S. Marshal Lasha Smith, 505.938.7541, lasha.smith@usdoj.gov

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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