Corrections Security Caseworker
Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students
Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud
MCF-SCL is a close-security institution and was built in 1889. Average daily population is 753 adult male inmates. A number of programs are offered to offenders, such as individual and group counseling, chemical dependency treatment and recreation. The facility serves as the department's intake center for adult males. Varied educational opportunities are available including full time high school and vocational training. Minnesota's auto and truck license plates and tabs are also produced at this facility.
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/12 weeks and minimum of 24 hours per week is desired.
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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