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Corrections Security CaseWorker - Rush City


Corrections Security Caseworker

Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students


Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) - Rush City

MCF-Rush City opened in 2000 and is the state's newest, close-security facility for adult male felons. Rush City is a double-bunked facility with an average daily population of 990 offenders and full-time staff of approximately 300. The facility's two primary missions are to protect the public by incarcerating serious, chronic and dangerous offenders and to provide academic, vocational and rehabilitative opportunities to inmates.

Internship Description

The intern will obtain knowledge and understanding of how the criminal justice system works in general, specifically related to the area of corrections. The intern will complete initial inmate assessments. Observe and report inmate behavior. Prepare inmate release plans. Identify inmate classification level. Investigate inmate incompatibility issues. Participate in review of inmates programming needs. Complete written reports regarding inmate's participation in facility programming. Learn facilities security procedures.


Interns will be supervised by a Corrections Security Caseworker.


Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program, which offers course credit for internships. Applicants should have completed introductory course work in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, psychology, sociology, social work or related field. Intern must clear a security background check and follow department policies and procedures.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and flexible schedule, minimum 400 hours required.

Application deadline date:

  • February 15 for Summer session
  • July 1for Fall session
  • October 15 for Winter/Spring session

Applications received by priority deadlines will be given first consideration. All other application will be considered based on position availability.


Applications will not be accepted after these dates.

This internship is unpaid.

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