Co-Op Internship Program

The DESPP Internship Program is currently being placed on hold indefinitely due to the crisis known as COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please check back periodically to see when the program will resume.
Thank you.

Contact Information

Denise Shelton, Co-Op Internship Program Coordinator      

E-mail:    Direct Phone: (860) 685-8272  

The Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection (DESPP) is looking for college students in the areas of: Criminal Justice, Accounting, Communications, Information Technology, Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Fire Prevention and Control, Emergency Telecommunications, and other Law Enforcement areas, for research and special assignments.  The co-op internship position is non-paid, and is permitted to college students who are required to receive college credit upon completion of the internship assignment.  All internship applicants are subject to a background investigation including a criminal state and federal check. Selection for internship is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the background investigation.

See below to apply:

Students interested in applying for an internship in the Scientific Services field (Computer Crime and Electronic Evidence Laboratory, Forensic Science Laboratory, Toxicology and Controlled Substances Laboratory) please see below to apply: