Internship Information

Lancaster County Adult Probation and Parole Services is highly interested in providing numerous internship opportunities to Junior or Senior students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in sociology, social work, psychology, or criminal justice. We are looking for students who are not only interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice, but a career in social services. 
Internship positions are open year round and are unpaid. Opportunities exist in all of the programs for both part-time (minimum 12 hours a week) and full-time internships (minimum 35 hours a week) for a full semester. As a rule, we encourage both shadowing and hands-on experience as much as possible with our interns, granting him/her the opportunity to participate in client contacts, court proceedings, treatment team meetings, gaining experience in an office environment, etc. Please review the student intern expectations for APPS.

Interested parties should mail the following:
  1. A Letter of Introduction
  2. A Resume
  3. A copy of your current college transcript
  4. A copy of the syllabus from your professor or internship requirements
  5. The APPS Internship Application
  6. Send to:
    Teri Miller-Landon
    Deputy Director
    Adult Probation and Parole Services
    40 E. King Street
    P.O Box 83480
    Lancaster PA 17608-3480
Students should submit these documents at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. Eligible students will be interviewed and will need to submit to a criminal history background investigation prior to an offer of an internship. If you have any questions or concerns about an internship, please contact us at the information above. We look forward to having you with us.