Forensic Services Internships

The Berks County District Attorney’s Office, Berks County Detectives, offer limited unpaid part-time internships throughout the year. This program is designed for those students who are interested in the area of forensics. Interns are assigned to work closely with detectives of the Forensic Services Unit. The Forensic Services Unit consists of a Crime Scene Unit, Computer Forensics Unit, and an Crash Reconstruction Unit. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to watch court proceedings.

Applicants will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, Voice Stress (CVSA) examination and interview. Due to the fact that successful applicants may work closely with narcotics detectives, a zero tolerance policy is in effect as it pertains to past participation in the drug trade.
 
Interested students should download the Application, which consists of a Release of Confidential Information and Hold Harmless documents.   Send them along with a cover letter, copy of government issued identification and college transcripts to:
 
Lieutenant Todd Trupp, Berks County Detectives, 633 Court Street, 15th floor Services Center, Reading,
 
 Pa 19601.
 
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS INTERNSHIPS
 
The Berks County District Attorney’s Office, Berks County Detectives, offer limited unpaid part-time internships throughout the year. This program is designed for those students who are interested in law enforcement. Interns are assigned to work closely with detectives of the Crime Section. The Crime Section actively investigates allegations of child abuse, white collar crime and assists police departments with major crimes, including Homicide.
 
Applicants will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, Voice Stress (CVSA) examination and interview. Due to the fact that successful applicants may work closely with narcotics detectives, a zero tolerance policy is in effect as it pertains to past participation in the drug trade.
 
Interested students should download the Application, which consists of a Release of Confidential Information and Hold Harmless documents.   Send them along with a cover letter, copy of government issued identification and college transcripts to:
Lieutenant Todd Trupp, Berks County Detectives, 633 Court Street, 15th floor Services Center, Reading,
 
Pa 19601.
 

Job Shadow Opportunities

The Berks County District Attorney’s Office, Berks County Detectives, offer a limited opportunity to job shadow in the area of forensics. Student chosen will be assigned to work closely with detectives of the Forensic Services Unit. The Forensic Services Unit consists of a Crime Scene Unit, Computer Forensics Unit, and an Accident Reconstruction Unit.
 

Interested students should download the Application, which consists of a Release of Confidential Information and Hold Harmless documents.    Send them along with a cover letter, copy of government issued identification and college transcripts to: 

Lieutenant Todd Trupp, Berks County Detectives, 633 Court Street, 15th floor Services Center, Reading,

Pa 19601.

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The Berks County District Attorney's Office receives dozens of applications annually for both Forensic Services and Criminal Investigations. We suggest getting your application into us at least six months in advance.
 
We are currently accepting applications for the Fall of 2015, Winter 2015/2016, and Holiday break 2015/2016. As always, it is best to get your application in as early as possible.
 
All other positions are currently filled.
 
All applications must include a color photo copy of the front and back of your driver's license or other photo identification. All applications must also contain a copy of your academic transcripts.
 
It is extremely important to follow the instructions located on the applications. Failure to follow the instructions will  result in your application being denied. When you complete the application, we suggest mailing the entire application to the address provided, and in addition, it is best to e-mail a copy to: ttrupp@countyofberks.com

 
 
 
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