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Discipline Internship


Discipline Unit Intern
Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students


Minnesota Correctional Facility - Lino Lakes

MCF-Lino Lakes consists of a medium-security facility and two minimum-security units located outside the secure perimeter with a total population of 1,300 adult males. This facility has the highest concentration of educational and treatment programs in the DOC system. In many cases offenders serve the final phase of their sentence at MCF-Lino Lakes so they can obtain the services they need to prepare for release.

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 benefit from this experience by learning investigative techniques within a correctional environment in the area of institution rule violations. All interns will be trained on policy and procedure of the correctional facility. Primary duties will be assisting with investigations, charges and hearings


Interns will be supervised by the Discipline Unit Supervisor.


Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program which offers course credit for internships. Must be knowledgeable with IBM computers and software, have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. Applicants should have completed introductory course work in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, psychology, sociology, social work or related field. Interns must clear a security background check and agree follow department policies and procedures.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and Flexible: 12 weeks/24 hours per week desired

Application priority 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.

Note: This internship is unpaid

To Apply: Clickhereto complete the DOC Internship Application. Follow the instructions on the first page to submit your application electronically.

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