Unpaid Intern - Police Department

City of Champaign

City of Champaign

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022


The City of Champaign seeks qualified applicants for the position of Unpaid Intern with the Champaign Police Department.

Responsibilities of Position

The unpaid internship at the Champaign Police Department is an opportunity to observe certain activities of the department for educational purposes. Activities may include, but are not limited to: participating in ride-alongs to respond to calls for service; observation of witness and offender interviews; observing officers completing case paperwork, the booking process, and other activities stemming from calls for service; attending departmental meetings; and conducting research.

Required Qualifications

* Currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university of recognized standing.

* Possess an average or above average record of accomplishment in the college courses completed at the time of selection.

* Provide verification from current college or university that the unpaid internship is for college credit.

* Successfully fulfill the requirements of the City's unpaid internship selection process.

Criminal background check may be required. Applications must be submitted by the dates below:

* Spring 2025 internship - November 15, 2024

Other Information

The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion. Contact the Human Resources Department at (217) 403-8770 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. if you require an accommodation to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process.

The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library, Champaign Public Library Douglass Branch, and the Illinois WorkNet Center.

Our mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community.

These values guide our work:

Personal Integrity
We act in the best interests of the City
We behave in an ethical and legal manner
We are open and honest
We follow through on commitments
We are loyal to the City

We anticipate issues, problems, and opportunities
We take initiative
We act to prevent and solve problems
We take responsibility for the outcome of our actions and decisions
We hold ourselves and others accountable

We treat others in a fair, courteous, and equitable manner
We actively listen and seek understanding
We provide a direct response
We embrace ethnic and cultural diversity in the community and our workplace
We are positive and cooperative
We are willing to apologize

We know and respect our roles and responsibilities
We ask who needs to be involved and we involve others appropriately
We define and agree upon the goals
We collaborate to achieve organizational goals
We help others accomplish their goals
We share authority, responsibility, and credit

We take pride in our work
We complete assignments and projects on time and within budget
We evaluate outcomes and seek feedback on our performance
We learn from our mistakes
We innovate