More than ever today, young people need positive alternatives to gangs. Each district has a variety of options for young people including the Explorer’s program, sports leagues and the Peer Jury program.

 

Internship Program

The Chicago Police Department’s Student Worker Program is designed for students seeking hands on experience with one of the nation’s largest law enforcement agencies. The Chicago Police Department is comprised of approximately 15,000 employees with wide ranging jobs: we cover the land (patrol and investigations); the air (helicopter unit) and the waterfront (marine unit). Students of all majors are welcome to apply. The Chicago Police Department has opportunities for students in a wide array of disciplines, including but not limited to criminal justice, accounting, information systems, law, finance, clinical psychology, industrial psychology, photography, audio and video production, journalism, marketing, art, social work, occupational health and many others. If you are interested in challenging opportunities within your field, or if you just want an opportunity to experience public service at its finest, the Chicago Police Department is for you. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a current college level junior, senior or graduate/law school student enrolled in an accredited four year college or university offering a baccalaureate or graduate degree program or an accredited law school, with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale or a 3.5 on a 5.0 grading scale.

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