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The Human Resources Department of the Southern District of Florida is a consolidated unit which serves the personnel needs of the Clerk's Office, the Probation Office, and Judicial Chambers.

For additional information about Careers and Human Resources, please visit:

United States District Court / Southern District of Florida - Vacancies
United States Court - Careers

Internship Program


Program Description

The internship program will provide the participant with a unique opportunity to participate in various facets of the federal criminal justice system. Students will participate in the criminal-justice process at the presentence and supervision stages. Students will attend sentencing hearings, may be afforded the opportunity to witness behind-the-scenes activities relating to the sentencing process, and will become familiar with the presentence investigation process as well as the supervision of offenders on pretrial release, probation, parole and supervised release. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. The intern will also be required to work a minimum of 16 hours per week. A background investigation will be conducted to include drug testing.

Who should apply?

Junior, Senior, or Master level Criminal Justice majors and other majors where the student is sincerely interested in the correctional field and who has completed courses in the criminal justice field. The internship must be completed prior to graduation.

How to Apply:

Interested students are requested to send:

• A letter of interest
• A Southern District of Florida United States Probation Office intern application
• A resume (optional)
• A letter of recommendation from the appropriate department chairperson at the college or university you are attending
• A certified copy of your undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate degree transcript
• The name, address and telephone number of at least two references, who have provided letters of recommendation


The above materials are to be mailed to:

United States Probation Office
Attn: Intern Coordinator
Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. U.S. Courthouse
400 North Miami Avenue, Suite 9 North
Miami, FL 33128

Or E-mail materials to:
intern@flsp.uscourts.gov

Contact Number (305) 523-5336
For Additional information speak with your Faculty advisor.

Intern Application Form