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Fall 2023 Intern - Crime Prevention, Youth & Victim Services

Student Technical Asst

Recruitment #23-005302-0006


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services (GOCPYVS) seeks candidates for the Fall 2023 internship program. We are seeking a talented student with an interest in criminal justice and public service for an internship. GOCPYVS is Maryland's one-stop shop for resources to improve public safety. 


Unpaid - Experience credit only.


Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

Individuals will experience the inner workings of state government from the vantage point of each branch within the office.  This program provides an opportunity to network with professionals from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of Health, Maryland Behavioral Health Administration, local corrections, law enforcement, and other agencies who will support professional growth and career interests. 


Learned outcomes or skills learned throughout this program include developing work habits and attitudes necessary for career success; receiving informal feedback and mentoring from their supervisor; developing communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills necessary for success in the workforce; and building a record of professional work experience in the public sector.


This office makes data-driven and policy-driven decisions and utilizes evidence-based practices to create a safer Maryland.


Have a strong desire to engage and learn about the criminal justice system. 

Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills.



Be enrolled in a Criminal Justice, social sciences, or a related program.
Be a Junior or higher level college student (i.e., a minimum of 60 credit hours obtained).


Our preferred candidate will have one or more of the following:

The ability to communicate effectively.

The ability to collaborate and build rapport with fellow interns and work as a team.

Critical thinker that can meet challenges and troubleshoot issues resourcefully.

Experienced researcher.

Experience conducting policy analysis.


Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. 


For consideration, submit a resume, college transcript, one professional letter of recommendation, and one academic letter of recommendation.  Please note:  To ensure you can upload all of your documents please combine them into one document before uploading.  

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please email:

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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